CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office employee was arrested Tuesday in North Carolina on trafficking in cocaine charges.
Tynesha Jenkins, a civilian employee in the JSO Communications Center, was booked into jail in Charlotte, North Carolina.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Jenkins, 25, and another woman arrived on a flight from Montego Bay Jamaica at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and were flagged for a second inspection.
During the inspection, CBP officers said they examined the women's bags and discovered a white, powdery substance in the bottom of their luggage.
The substance field-tested positive for cocaine, CBP said.
News4Jax has asked JSO for comment.
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