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Three women on cocaine charges

Tuesday, August 19, 2014    

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THREE women are to appear in court Thursday after they were allegedly found with cocaine weighing a total of six pounds during a search by members of the Transnational Crimes and Narcotics Division (TCND) at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James last Friday.

According to the TCND, one of the acused, Michelle Pearson, 42, arrived at the airport to board an American Airlines flight to Miami, while, 40-year-old Tricia Cunningham Fray and 40-year-old Erica Wilson, the other accused, were to board flights to New York when they were searched and the cocaine with an estimated street value of $3.6 million found.

They are scheduled to appear in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Thursday, August 21 to answer to charges of possession of and dealing in cocaine and attempting to export cocaine.

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