An American woman has been refused bail after she was arrested at Sydney Airport where police allegedly uncovered two kilograms of cocaine in her luggage.
The 49-year-old arrived in Sydney from LA on Friday and was searched by Australian Border Force (ABF) officials on baggage examination.
The Australian Federal Police released a statement indicating ABF officials identified a substance hidden in her clothing and make-up in her suitcase.
A 49-year-old woman charged with attempting to import approx 2kgs of cocaine through Sydney Airport. For more: https://t.co/iTcSRmKITl
— ABF (@AusBorderForce) August 5, 2017
The woman was been charged with importing a commercial quantity of drugs. Forensic testing is underway to determine the exact weight of the cocaine.
The woman did not apply for bail and is due to face Central Local Court in September.