Bermudian Jailed In USA For Cocaine Charge

December 6, 2018

Micah Daniel Jimenez has been sentenced to one year and one day imprisonment in an American prison in connection with importing cocaine into the United States en route to Bermuda from the Dominican Republic.

According to documents from the Florida Southern District Court, Jimenez’s sentence will be followed by one year of supervised release, as well as an assessment of $200.

According to prior court documents, “On or about September 8, 2018, the defendant, Micah Daniel Jimenez, arrived at Miami International Airport aboard American Airlines Flight #1026 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in-transit to Saint George, Bermuda.

“After being admitted into the United States by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the defendant cleared U.S. Customs and Border Protection and entered a Transportation Security Administration [TSA] checkpoint on the way to his connecting flight. At the TSA checkpoint, the defendant presented himself and his luggage to TSA for a security screening.”

The court document further states that while conducting a pat down, TSA Officers discovered a plastic package containing a white powdery substance, and a “field test of the white powdery substance tested positive for the presence of cocaine.”

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