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Former Miss Jamaica runner-up arrested on US federal drug charges

Former Miss Jamaica runner-up arrested on US federal drug charges

Published on March 26, 2016 – By Caribbean News Now contributor

LOS ANGELES, USA — A JetBlue flight attendant and former Jamaican beauty queen, who allegedly attempted to use her credentials to bring nearly 70 pounds of cocaine through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) last Friday has been charged with a federal narcotics trafficking offence.

Marsha Reynolds

Marsha Reynolds, 31, Jamaican-born US citizen, was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon at John F. Kennedy International Airport after she surrendered to agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Field Division. Reynolds allegedly abandoned 68.49 pounds of cocaine after being directed to a secondary screening area at LAX last Friday.   Continue reading