Jamaican flight attendant pleads guilty to drug smuggling charge... Faces 10 years imprisonment

December 12, 2016
FILE Marsha Gay Reynolds

Former JetBlue flight attendant, Jamaican Marsha Gay Reynolds, plead guilty to a single count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine on Monday.

The felony charge is punishable by a 10-year mandatory minimum prison term.

Sentencing has been scheduled for March 13.

Reynolds, 32, was arrested after she attempted to smuggle nearly 70 pounds of cocaine - worth an estimated US$3 million (J$367 million) - through Los Angeles International Airport on March 18.

She reportedly kicked off her Gucci shoes in order to run from the airport.