NY Cocaine bust: Dad told daughter she was carrying diamonds

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 June 2015, 10:05 by GxMedia

A woman who was busted for smuggling 10 kilos of cocaine to the U.S. from Guyana told authorities she thought the contraband was diamonds, a Brooklyn Federal Court complaint says.

Alizah Henry, a U.S. citizen, was arrested over the weekend at Kennedy Airport after U.S. Customs and Border Protection cops found in her suitcase four bags of white powder labeled “Champion Baking Powder” and determined it was drugs.

She said her dad said it was diamonds.