Canadian woman fined $1.85 million on cocaine charges
A Canadian woman who was held with cocaine valued at almost $7 million has been fined a total of $1,850,000 by the St. James Parish Court.
Taneish Nickie was fined $1 million or nine months in prison for attempting to export cocaine and $850,000 or 9 months imprisonment for possession of cocaine.
She's also to serve three years at hard labour.
The Canadian woman was arrested in September 2016 as she attempted to board a flight to her homeland.
The police say during a search of her luggage cocaine weighing 5.7 kilogrammes was found concealed in food packaging sachets.