Woman allegedly tries to smuggle $10,000 worth of cocaine through JFK in vagina

Woman Arrested at JFK for Smuggling Half Pound of Cocaine in Her Vagina

JAMAICA, N.Y.(WPIX) — Customs uncovered a half pound of cocaine inside a Queens woman's vagina at JFK Airport.

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Shekira Thompson, 24, arrived at JFK from Kingston, Jamaica Sunday afternoon.

At 2 p.m., she went through customs and was "sweating and acting very nervous," according to Port Authority Police.

Police say she was then taken to a private search room. She went through a body X-ray scan which came back negative.

Half a pound of cocaine was found in an "egg-shaped" container inside the woman's vagina. (US Customs and Border Protection)

She then admitted she had cocaine inserted in her vagina. Customs officers recovered an "egg-shaped form" which tested positive for cocaine.

Half a pound of cocaine was seized — an estimated street value of $10,000.

She was arrested by Customs officers and was handed over to Port Authority Police. She faces state narcotics smuggling charges and will be prosecuted by the Queens District Attorney's Office.

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