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Entornointeligente.com / san fernando   A WOMAN who attemp­ted to mail more than $1 million worth of cocaine to Nigeria was yesterday sentenced to four and half years in prison. Melina Racquel Wiltshire, 40, of Chagaunas, had already spent two and half years in jail, unable to secure bail. The court heard on February 20, 2015, Wiltshire went to TTPost, Coffee Street, San Fernando, and posted an auto part with an object containing a white, powdery substance.

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On March 16 that year, she posted four wall plaques with the same substance. Excise officer Forde and PC Campbell from the Organised Crime, Narcotics and Firearm Unit were contacted and went to TTPost, Piarco.

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They conducted investigations. It was found Wiltshire used a false dri­ver’s permit to complete the transactions. On March 19, 2015, officers were on special assignment at the Coffee Street branch of TTPost when they saw Wiltshire arrive to conduct a transaction.

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She was holding a yellow plastic bag. Officers approached her, searched the bag and found four plaques each with a powdery substance. The sum of $3,054 was also found in her possession. To get the full story, subscribe or login   Subscribe to vNews | Log-In to vNews.

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