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American woman carrying drugs arrested at Cancun airport

Cancun, Q.R. — UPDATED: An American woman has been arrested at the Cancun International Airport after she was found carrying drugs into the country.

A woman from New York has been arrested at Terminal 3 in the Cancun airport after federal authorities found her tennis shoes stuffed with bags of marijuana.

The woman, who has been identified as Jenifer Lidia N, was traveling on Jet Blue from New York. Upon a search of her luggage, police found three pair of tennis shoes stuffed with plastic bags of marijuana.

The American woman was placed at the disposal of the police authorities along with the marijuana.

UPDATE: The State Attorney’s Office reports that after hearing the evidence against Jennifer N, she will be held in pretrial detention at a state prison. There was no word as to how long prosecutors requested to build their case.