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‘She’s the talk of the town at the moment’

Jarrod Sierocki

22-year-old South Australian woman Cassie Sainsbury could face up to 25 years in a Colombian prison after police allegedly found 5.8kg of cocaine in her suitcase, concealed inside 15 sets of headphones.

Cassie Sainsbury, pictured with fiance Scotty Broadbridge, is awaiting trial on drug trafficking charges in Colombia’s El Buen Pastor prison. Picture: Supplied

CASSANDRA Sainsbury was known in her home town of Yorketown as a “naughty girl”, according to one local business owner in the South Australian town.

Local florist Lynn – who has worked in the area for more than 20 years – told Sainsbury had a reputation as a “scalliwag” among those who knew her in the town.

The 22-year-old went to school in Yorketown, on the rural and remote Yorke Peninsula in South Australia and later registered a training business named Yorke’s Fitness in the same town.

Sainsbury also worked in the local Yorke Hotel as a barmaid.

Yorketown florist Lynne told Ms Sainsbury opened…

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