A British national was arrested and charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James yesterday.

He is 31-year-old Tracyston Mallory.

Reports are about 2pm, Mallory was at the security checkpoint to board a flight destined to Brussels, Belguim when his luggage was searched and 37 parcels of cocaine was reportedly found concealed in a false compartment.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, dealing in cocaine and attempting to export cocaine.

The drug has an estimated street value of $2-million. He is scheduled to appear in the St James Parish Court on Friday.