Passenger at JFK Airport Hid 1/2 Pound of Cocaine in Vagina
Cocaine vaginally inserted seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at John F. Kennedy Airport. (Photo provided by CBP)

Passenger at JFK Airport Hid 1/2 Pound of Cocaine in Vagina

– A woman admitted to U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at JFK Airport that she had inserted a foreign body into her vagina that later tested positive for cocaine, according to the USCB.


Shekira Thompson had arrived from Kingston, Jamaica on Feb. 21 when she was escorted from the inspection area to a private passenger screening room.

It is not clear what prompted officers to further screen Thompson.

The vaginal insert produced a white powdery substance, according to CBP.

In a photo released by CBP, the cocaine was tightly packed in a taped enclosure.

“This seizure is just another example of our CBP officers being ever vigilant in protecting the United States from the distribution of these illicit drugs,” said Robert E. Perez, Director of CBP’s New York Field Operations.

The amount of cocaine seized was approximately 1/2 lb. and with an estimated street value of $10,000.

Thompson was arrested by Port Authority Police and faces narcotics smuggling charges.

About Alexis Sostre

Entrepreneur, contributor, writer, and editor of Sostre News. With a powerful new bi-lingual speaking generation by his side, Sostre News is becoming the preferred site for the latest in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Culture, Tech, Breaking and World News.

Check Also

Powerball: Somebody’s Gotta Win, Eventually

Powerball: Somebody’s Gotta Win, Eventually

The big idea: Some wonder why anyone would buy a lottery ticket. Others think: Why not spend two bucks each week for a chance to become a millionaire — or better? Behavioral economists shed light on why what seems the height of illogic to some makes perfect sense to others...