BRITISH WOMAN ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING DRUGS IN CAKE MIX BOXES

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By: Andra Varin

A British woman faces drug-smuggling charges after she arrived at Miami International Airport with nearly 30 pounds of cocaine concealed in two dozen boxes of cake mix, authorities said.

Ayesha Olivia Niles of London was arrested Oct. 21 and turned 18 three days later, so she probably will be prosecuted as an adult, The Miami Herald reported.

“This young woman had her 18th birthday in a foreign jail, far from her home and her family, because she thought she could smuggle almost 30 pounds of cocaine through Miami,” Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fern├índez Rundle said Wednesday. “Sadly, she almost becomes a poster child for how easily the drug trade can corrupt our youth.”

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