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Flight attendant indicted, accused of trying to smuggle heroin at OIA

Carla Alvarado
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Updated: 10/25/2013 10:12 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (WFTV) — A former Jet Blue flight attendant, who is accused of trying to smuggle heroin into the U.S., could face life in prison.

Karla Alvarado of Kissimmeewas indicted by a grand jury Thursday.

Authorities said Alvarado was caught by customs officers at Orlando International Airport last month, hiding heroin underneath her uniform.

Alvarado said she was being paid $10,000 to transport the drugs from Colombia to central Florida.
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