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Coast Guard Offloads $228 Million In Cocaine, Weed At Port Everglades

USCG officer patrolling ship with long gun. Seized drugs on board.

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than $228 million in cocaine, marijuana at Port Everglades MIAMI —The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) crew offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Thursday, worth more than $228 million. The drugs were interdicted in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South …

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Lots of big cocaine busts in 2019 but how much still gets through?

Close up of a drug user snorting cocaine off a green tray using a plastic straw

PortandTerminal.com, December 29, 2019 2019 was the year of record-setting, $1 billion+ cocaine busts. How much cocaine though still manages to evade authorities and end up on the streets? NEW YORK – Last Saturday there was another massive cocaine bust at Montevideo Port in Uruguay. A record haul of 6 tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated $1 billion was seized. The …

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