Man Hides $67,000 Worth of Cocaine in Shoes

A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport this week  after attempting to smuggle four pounds of cocaine inside six pairs of  shoes. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Guyanese citizen  Amaziah Hohenkirk was stopped in the airport after arriving from  Georgetown, Guyana, via Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 

Customs  officials said the cocaine is worth an estimated $67,000 on the streets.  Hohenkirk is facing federal narcotics smuggling charges brought by the  U.S. Attorney's Office in the U.S. Eastern District Court of New York.