Jamaica | Feb 28, 2023

American businesswoman held with ganja at airport

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An American businesswoman was arrested and charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act after ganja was found in her luggage when she arrived on the island Saturday (February 25).

Charged with possession and importing ganja is Courtney Baker, a 37-year-old chef from New York.

According to police reports, Baker arrived on a JetBlue flight and was searched by members of the Contraband Enforcement Team.

Seven packages made from transparent and black plastic material, each containing ganja weighing approximately three ounces were found in her luggage.

Baker was taken into custody and was later charged following further investigations.


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