Newspapers in Bermuda are reporting today that two American women admitted plotting to import more than $400,000 of cannabis resin on a cruise ship into Bermuda.
In early October of this year, the Bermuda authorities arrested Alloah Jatan Releford, age 23, from Temple, Georgia, and Latoya Nicole Powell, age 27, from Marietta, Georgia. They had sailed from Charleston, South Carolina to Bermuda aboard Carnival’s Fantasy cruise ship.
The drugs were found strapped to the women’s bodies. The total weight was 2.7 kgs (6lbs), with a street value estimated to be over $400,000.
The cruise passengers will be sentenced next month.