NEW YORK (KTRK) -- There was a package in his underpants -- according to U.S. Customs agents.
Authorities report busting a man, identified as Romario Lewis, at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, after finding a pound of cocaine in his skivvies.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say the Jamaican citizen arrived on a flight from Kingston and looked nervous. Authorities say they found two packets of coke in his underwear.
CNN reports the cocaine has an estimated street value of $19,000.
He now faces federal drug smuggling charges.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Man busted for drug smuggling had cocaine in his underwear