SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) A judge inside Dominican Republic ruled Monday that the success of an TV skills demonstrate may be held in offender regarding around per year although professionals look into the woman alleged involvement with drug smuggling.
Martha Heredia, a 22-year-old Dominican singer whom has been a successful from the indicate "Latin American Idol ," seemed to be arrested during a new Dominican air-port about Wednesday seeing that your lady was going to mother board a trip to be able to New York. Police allege the girl had 2.9 pounds (1.3 kilograms) of heroin crammed while in the heels regarding some pairs regarding principle shoes.
On Monday, Judge Deyanira Vasquez dominated that Heredia is usually stored to get a year inside jail. No fees have been filed, however the Dominican authorized techniques provides for prolonged preventative detention.
Heredia's lawyer, Felix Portes, mentioned there may be "no evidence" in which back links the actual singer into the suitcase set the place that the heroin has been found.
Portes tried out unsuccessfully to have the courtroom in order to authorize Heredia's move at a lockup to your medical clinic, arguing your woman experienced undergo a liposuction procedure in recently available many days plus was suffering from discomfort.
Heredia had grow to be a area superstar after the lady received the final "Latin American Idol " tournament within 2009. The show, which will ran for three years, was a new Spanish-language version of the popular "Idols" franchise. Her succeeding play career didn't take off.