Nichelle Nichols Detained At LAX Airport. The eighty one year old is very popular for her role on Star Trek (communications officer Lieutenant Uhura) alongside Captain James T. Kirk played by William Shatner had been briefly on Friday when the person she had been travelling had been arrested on drug charges. The star’s parents were a factory worker who was both the town mayor of Robbins and its chief magistrate, and his wife Lishia (Parks) Nichols, and
reported by TMZ, police found meth and a scale from the male companions luggage that ‘spilled out’ while traveling with the actress.
Police then briefly detained and questioned Nichols and let her continue on her travels once they established her innocence in the matter. It was later reported that the man traveling with Nichols was her assistant.