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#Melissa Reid

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Drugs mule Melissa Reid released from prison in Peru

The Scottish woman is on the way back to the UK.

# melissa-reid - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Melissa Reid to be released from prison in Peru

The Scottish woman was arrested in August 2013 with Michaella McCollum from Co Tyrone.

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days

The Scottish native has been in a Peruvian jail since 2013.

# melissa-reid - Friday 1 April, 2016

Michaella McCollum has been freed from prison in Peru

The Tyrone native has been jailed there since 2013.

# melissa-reid - Monday 14 December, 2015

Peru 2 to spend Christmas in Lima prison as strike delays court hearing

The two women had been hoping to be transferred to prisons in the UK to finish their sentences closer to their families.

# melissa-reid - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.

# melissa-reid - Monday 10 February, 2014

'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home

Reid’s parents have reportedly paid £3,500 so she can apply for a prison transfer and serve her sentence in Scotland, leaving her Northern Irish friend behind in Peru.

# melissa-reid - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

‘Peru 2′ sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in jail each

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were found guilty of trafficking cocaine.

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were caught with cocaine hidden in their luggage.

# melissa-reid - Monday 9 December, 2013

Sentencing of ‘Peru 2′ postponed due to judges’ strike

Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were due to be sentenced today. No new date has been set for their court appearance.

# melissa-reid - Monday 14 October, 2013

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members

Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.

# melissa-reid - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea

The prosecutor said the women would need to give more details and fully acknowledge their guilt.

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.

# melissa-reid - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru

She now faces a minimum of six years and eight months in prison with no parole.

Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead guilty to drug trafficking charges

The Monaghan-born woman, accused of trying to smuggle drugs from Peru to Spain, is hoping to receive a shorter sentence in return for entering a guilty plea.

# melissa-reid - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

# melissa-reid - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700

Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.

# melissa-reid - Sunday 1 September, 2013

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

# melissa-reid - Friday 23 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed Peru This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s talking about Bradley Manning, Michaella McCollum Connolly, the new French financial regulator and the calf with eight legs.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'

Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.

# melissa-reid - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

# melissa-reid - Monday 19 August, 2013

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

# melissa-reid - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru

The pair have been visited by the former honorary consul of Ireland in Peru and Archbishop of Lima Seán Walsh.

# melissa-reid - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Video: Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly in Lima drugs bust

Footage of a Peru police video has emerged. Watch it here.