Emma Soriano, 61, was allegedly taken into custody Sunday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, after researchers discovered that they were smuggling heroin.
(U. S. Customs and Border Protection)
Investigators have arrested a New Jersey woman after she allegedly tried to bring heroin through airport security in packages seems to be boiled chicken.
Sixty-one-year-old Emma Soriano of Passaic was held on Sunday after landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, with nearly 10 kilos of heroin worth upwards of $300,000 in street value, NJ.com reported.
Large heroin stash disguised as cooked chicken does not fly with JFK airport screeners https://t.co/6AIXHhLhNR pic.twitter.com/JosPIgIbQz
— NJ.com (@njdotcom) 18 July 2018
MARIJUANA GRINDER TRIGGERS AIRPORT EVACUATION IN ARGENTINA
Soriano, a U.S. citizen, was reportedly back to New York on a flight from Mexico City to the U. S. Customs and Border Protection found 9.7 kilograms of heroin in her luggage.
The U. S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York is now the treatment of the case.
The 61-year-old is reportedly facing federal narcotics charges.
Joel Langstein is a Fox News College Associate. Follow him on Twitter via @joellangstein