Customs agents and a drug sniffing dog intercepted a woman attempting to smuggle 6 bricks of cocaine — worth nearly $500 thousand in the cushion of her wheelchair.
Yoncela Stanley arrived at the JFK Airport Sunday from St. Lucia, and allegedly had the cocaine tucked under and behind her in the motorized chair. The K9 alerted Customs and Border Protection Officers who noticed the back seat cushion looked “unusual.”
6 bricks and 2 clear bags of coke weighing 27 lbs. and worth $468,000 — were discovered, Stanley was booked for importation of a controlled substance.