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Former Porn Star Caught With 15 Stone Of Cocaine Following Luxury Cruise Breaks Silence

Niamh Spence

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Former Porn Star Caught With 15 Stone Of Cocaine Following Luxury Cruise Breaks Silence

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/Australian Border Force

An ex-porn star who was jailed after being caught with 15st of cocaine on a luxury cruise is going to speak out for the first time.

Isabelle Lagace was 28 when the first class cabin she shared with Melina Roberge was stormed by Australian Border Force Officials in 2016. The pair were caught with £21million of cocaine in a cabin worth £11,400.

Now, Lagace will break her silence in an exclusive TV documentary.

Credit: Australian Border Force
Credit: Australian Border Force

Daily Mail Australia reports that the former model and porn star has signed an exclusive deal to tell 'her personal story (to) dissuade others from getting involved in drug trafficking'.

The documentary goes into production this month in Syndey and will air in both French and English. The filming coincides with Lagace and Roberge both being released from prison and are both being deported back to Quebec.

The pair were caught as part of a seven person drug cartel that was dubbed a 'floating drug warehouse'. After the arrest in 2016, only one other member was sent to prison alongside Lagace and Roberge.

At the time of the arrest, it was reported that Lagace had been a stripper at a Montreal nightclub and also appeared in pornography films. Roberge was reported to have became involved with a 'sugar daddy' she met in a nightclub who paid for her expenses in return for working as an escort for men he introduced her to while travelling in Morocco and Montreal.

The pair pictured before their arrest. Credit: Melina Roberge/Instagram
The pair pictured before their arrest. Credit: Melina Roberge/Instagram

This sugar daddy figure was said to have allegedly promised both women up to £57,000 if they could get 15st of cocaine through Australian customs undetected. As part of the deal, the pair were apparently offered first-class cruise tickets and told to 'take pictures in exotic locations and post them on Instagram'.

In June 2016, Lagace and Roberge were flown first class to the UK and boarded the Sea Princess at Southampton, with their luxury cruise taking them to New York, Bermuda, through the Panama Canal, to Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Tahiti and New Zealand.

However, it was Australia where the pair were caught with the huge amount of cocaine inside their luxury cabin.

In Sydney's Central Local Court, Lagace entered a plea of guilty for attempting to import a commercial quantity of cocaine.

However, Roberge protested innocence, with her lawyer claiming the 22-year-old was unaware of the cocaine stashed in her friend's luggage in the small cabin they shared.

Lagace was given a discount for pleading guilty early and received a sentence of seven years and six months. She was released from prison in February 2021.

Meanwhile, Roberge received a longer sentence due to not pleading guilty early, reportedly having served her minimum sentence before her deportation back to Quebec.

Topics: World News, Drugs

Niamh Spence
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