A 42-year-old Guyanese mother of seven was busted at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Monday with 1.948 kilograms of cocaine.

The items in which the cocaine was found

The woman has been identified as Tommy Ann Bunbury, a food vendor of Condor Straat #1 Paramaribo, Suriname, and lot 10 Victoria Road, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

Reports are that Bunbury was an outgoing passenger destined to JFK New York via Eastern Airlines. She travelled from Suriname to Guyana recently to board the flight.

The Officer conducted a search on Bunbury’s two suitcases, and her carry-on piece and a number of objects were probed, including a hardcover book, handbag, makeup kits, deodorants, nail polish covers, mascara, and permanent markers and whitish substances suspected to be cocaine emanated from the said objects.

She was arrested and taken to CANU’s Headquarters pending the investigations.


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