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

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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

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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Queens Videos

Coldplay at capacity: Concert kicks off live events in NYC

Couples still out thousands after venue shuts down

'Queens' comeback story is in motion': Borough president talks vaccinations

Lyft driver killed in Queens crash; 2nd driver arrested, police say

How rain gardens stop flooding and water pollution

Queens mom wants daughter's murder to change law

More Queens

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Don't Miss