As Cruise Bruise reported on January 2016, three Norwegian Cruise Line’s crew members aboard Norwegian Dawn were arrested on January 3, 2016. The arrest took place at the cruise terminal in New Orleans, Louisiana, when Homeland Security Investigations’ border enforcement security task force were conducting routine surveillance at the cruise terminal and found 4.75 kilograms Cocaine.
Cruise Bruise reported, “On Sunday, January 3, 2016, Asbert Lowmans, Jean Louis, Esias Felicien, Kevin John and Jamaican Alfred Dennison (known as “uncle”) were arrested in a Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Dawn drug sting which included the seizure of 4.75 kilograms of cocaine by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the cruise ship terminal in New Orleans, Louisiana.”
A recent report on the conviction says that three crew members were arrested. As we reported in January 2016, five people were arrested.
The king pin of the drug ring was Alfred “Uncle” Dennison, 58 from Georgia. Dennison was convicted and sentenced Wednesday July 19, 2017 and will serve 6 years and 8 months in federal prison. Read the crazy details about this Cruise Ship Drug smuggling case.
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