BX woman arrested in Houston airport

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Airport authorities arrested a Bronx woman after they found three pounds of cocaine in her luggage.

Investigators say 19-year-old Brielle Latoi Orridge had arrived in Houston from Jamaica, and was trying to make her connection flight to New York City when a drug dog detected the cocaine inside two pairs of shoes.

Orridge faces up to 40 years in prison if she is found guilty of the charges.

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