Runaway Flight Attendant Arrested over 30kg Cocaine Find

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Runaway Flight Attendant Arrested over 30kg Cocaine Find

 

The flight attendant who tried to smuggle cocaine through the Los Angeles International Airport was arrested Wednesday, according to officials.

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She took off when she was randomly selected for a routine check at the Los Angeles international airport leaving behind her Gucci heels and handbag which contained the cocaine.

The 31-year-old Marsha Reynolds, surrendered to security agent at the John. F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Drug Enforcements Agency said.

Marsha Reynolds is a JetBlue flight attendant ran away before she could be apprehended, the officials found 68.49 pounds of cocaine inside 11 individually wrapped packages.

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She has been charged with federal narcotics trafficking offense and will appear before a judge in a US district court in Brooklyn Thursday.

If convicted Reynolds could be jailed for up to 10 years in a federal prison official said.

Though crew members are not usually screened but hers was a random case buttressing the assertion by the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association that airport and airline staff be screened.

 

 

Source:  ABC News

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