Passenger attempts to smuggle cocaine into US

QUEENS - Authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport caught a passenger arriving from Haiti with cocaine in his possession. Tom Sykora was allegedly trying to smuggle more than 7,200 grams of cocaine into the U.S., which totaled close to 16 pounds. The passenger tried to mask the appearance of the drugs in Magic Markers, deodorant, nail polish and buttons. Sykora was arrested and faces federal charges.

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