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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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UK’s biggest ever heroin bust made at Port of Felixstowe

Heroin seized at Port of Felixstowe

PortandTerminal.com, September 4, 2019 Authorities have announced the largest ever heroin bust at the Port of Felixstowe. Are drug dealers trying to beat the BREXIT chaos next month by getting supply in early? LONDON, ENGLAND – The Port of Felixstowe just broke its own record for the largest ever heroin bust in the UK. Earlier last month almost 877 pounds …

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CBP seize 27,000 bootleg Viagra pills. Stiff penalties expected

JACKSON, MS —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Vicksburg/Jackson, MS seized an express consignment shipment containing more than 27,000 unmarked Viagra capsules. The capsules, estimated to have an MSRP of more than $663,000, had been sent from Hong Kong and was destined to an address in Mississippi. HEALTH NEWS: Officers seize 27,000 unmarked Viagra pills …

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UK seizes $50m of heroin in record-setting bust at port

PortandTerminal.com, August 7, 2019 Almost 877 pounds (400 kg) of heroin has been found hidden under towels and bathrobes in a shipping container at England’s largest port, the Port of Felixstowe Over the past several months there have been a string of record-setting drug busts at a number of ports around the world. The other day it was the turn …

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SEIZURE: Record bust of war drug “chemical courage” at Greece’s main port

PortandTerminal.com, July 8, 2019 Greece’s financial crimes unit (SDOE) has seized $660 million worth of “war drug” amphetamine Captagon pills at the Piraeus Port. ATHENS – A record amount of Captagon, “the pill of the jihadists“, has been confiscated by the Greek authorities in the port of Piraeus. Coastguard and drug enforcement officers seized three containers full of the amphetamines, …

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3,200 lbs of cocaine seized at Port of Newark in 2nd largest bust of all time

PortandTerminal.com, March 12, 2019 Newark, NJ – Authorities at the Port of New York and New Jersey have seized about 3,200 pounds of cocaine in what authorities are calling the largest cocaine seizure at the port in nearly 25 years, and the second largest of all time. The drugs were found aboard a shipping container that entered the US from Buenaventura, …

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