Passenger from Guyana sues Delta over cocaine in suitcase

Wrongful arrest…Passenger from Guyana sues Delta over cocaine in suitcase

November 18, 2011 –  KNEWS

New York (New York Post) – A former Yankee Stadium security guard lost his job, went through a humiliating full-body strip search and faced the threat of spending the rest of his life in jail — all because someone planted two bricks of cocaine in his luggage.

Roger Levans, 56, of South Ozone Park, Queens, said the cascade of horrors began Dec. 29, 2010, after he got off his Delta Air Lines flight from Guyana, where he’d been visiting family for Christmas — and didn’t end until March, when the US Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn finally dropped its bombshell drug charges.

Levans on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Delta in Queens Superior Court, citing severe emotional distress, financial loss and damage to his reputation — and described to The Post the shock of being charged with a crime he didn’t commit.   Read more

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