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Puerto Rican Couple Busted for Drug Possession at STT Airport

A Puerto Rican couple has been charged with drug conspiracy, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday.

According to court records, on September 29, 2023, Pedro Negron-Rodgriguez and Emma
Mueses-Dilone were ticketed passengers on Spirit Airlines departing St. Thomas to
Orlando, FL, with a final destination of Philadelphia, PA. During inspection by
Customs and Border Protection officers recovered eight kilograms of cocaine from
Mueses-Dilone’s suitcase. Prior to the search, Dilone confirmed that she had personally
packed the suitcase and that the suitcase belonged to her. Negron-Rodriguez and
Mueses-Dilone also confirmed that they were traveling together.

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