(CMR) Two American women were arrested at the Sangster International Airport in Jamaica on Friday (July 24).
The women have been identified as 24-year-old Lakeisha Bell and 18-year-old Satania Clarke, both of Connecticut in the United States.
Reports are that about 12:20 p.m., the women arrived at the airport to board a flight destined for New York.
During security checks, four packages containing cocaine was found in their luggage.
The drug seized weighed approximately 2.5 pounds and has an estimated street value of $1.3 million JMD.
The women will appear in the St. James Parish Court on Friday (July 31) to answer to charges of Possession of Cocaine, Dealing in Cocaine and Attempting to Export Cocaine.