Looks like Latin American Idol star Martha Heredia will be standing in front of a whole new panel of judges after this latest performance.
The 22-year-old winner from the Dominican Republic was arrested on Wednesday for smuggling 2.9 pounds of heroin in the heels of three pairs of platform sandals she packed in her suitcase.
Talk about getting high!
She was caught trying to board a plane to New York, according to police. Heredia was then ordered to take an X-ray test to see if she was also hiding heroin inside her body, but nothing was found.
General Prosecutor Francisco Dominguez issued a statement saying, “It’s very sad that young people who have so much promise, who were bestowed by life with all the grace in the world and an unquestionable talent, because of ambition, bad advice or simply to obtain money see themselves in situations like this.”
It’s not clear whether or not Heredia is working as a mule for a drug-trafficking organization, but she’s being held and interrogated by police. If found guilty, she will face ten years in jail.
SOURCE: Daily Mail