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Jamaican cop pleads guilty to drug charges in US


(Jamaica Gleaner) Shelian Allen, the Jamaican cop who smuggled cocaine in her vagina into the United States, has pleaded guilty to drug charges.

Allen, 42, was convicted in a Florida federal district court for importing drugs, said the District Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.

She faces up to 40 years in prison and is to be sentenced on June 15.

Allen is also facing allegations that she is the leader of a lottery scamming syndicate that fleeced 20 mainly elderly Americans out of US$1.69 million.

As part of her guilty plea, admitted that on February 3, she arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on a flight from Montego Bay.

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