Woman was busted for smuggling $50K of cocaine in coffee bags at JFK
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Customs officers never know what they might find, and where. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport busted a woman entering the country Wednesday with 3 lbs. of powder cocaine hidden inside two plastic coffee bags, officials announced Thursday. Sherese Lee Ann Drake, a Jamaican citizen, was arriving from Montego Bay, […]

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A drunk and disorderly passenger at JFK Airport roughed up a cop, prosecutors say
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Flying out of JFK is often stressful, but this one man was beyond stressed. A Connecticut man was charged this week with felonious assault on a police officer and trespassing in a restricted airport area after he was denied boarding a JetBlue flight, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. Peter M. Brant, Jr., 22, was allegedly intoxicated […]

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LaGuardia Airport’s $4 billion overhaul is approved by Port Authority
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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the $4 billion overhaul of LaGuardia Airport is one step closer to becoming a reality. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved a lease with LaGuardia Gateway Partners, the group who will spearhead the building and operation of a new state-of-the-art Terminal B, with a central hall and concourse […]

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Queens again finds itself on high alert following terrorist attacks in Belgium
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The NYPD is again stepping up counter-terrorism efforts around New York City Tuesday following a series of deadly terrorist attacks in Belgium overnight. Although there appears to be no local link to the attacks, the NYPD nonetheless dispatched additional resources to “crowded areas and transit locations around the city out of an abundance of caution,” […]

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Woman tried to smuggle half-pound of cocaine in her vagina to JFK Airport
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A 24-year-old woman was busted at John F. Kennedy Airport earlier this week for allegedly using her genitalia to smuggle in $10,000 worth of cocaine, prosecutors announced on Friday. Officers with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) searched Shekira Thompson, a Springfield Gardens resident, shortly after she arrived at JFK from Kingston, Jamaica. They […]

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