Federal agents said they arrested the possible heir to a family fortune, after allegedly finding
hundreds of pounds of marijuana in her luggage, moments after a private jet landed at Port Columbus
Lisette Lee was arrested by federal Drug Enforcement Agency officials Monday night, 10TV's Kevin
Lee, 28, is from Beverly Hills. When she was flying from California, officials said they noticed
she was traveling with a large amount of luggage.
The DEA in California tipped off officials in Columbus. When the plane landed, agents were
waiting as luggage, containing more than 500 pounds of marijuana, was loaded into three waiting
vans, Landers reported.
The DEA said the plane was carrying 13 bags of luggage.
"A very sizable quantity of marijuana," said U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Fred
Alverson. "The investigation is now looking into where this marijuana was supposed to go."
Lee told government agents she had no idea she was transporting drugs when she flew back and
forth from Los Angeles to Columbus, but agents said they found cocaine and marijuana in her bag,
along with a ledger that showed profits in excess of $300,000, Landers reported.
"She told investigators she was coming here to meet a boyfriend," Alverson said.
Officials said they are trying to confirm information that Lee is an heir to the Samsung
Agents said she told them her family has several multi-million dollar businesses.
Lee arrived on a chartered Gulf Stream jet that cost $50,000 roundtrip, Landers
She was being held without bond.
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