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Last Two Of 13 Sentenced In Fla. Cocaine Conspiracy

Two Florida men have been sentenced to prison after being busted for being a part of a large scale drug trafficking ring.

06/01/2014

May 10, 2014: The Coast Guard confiscated $20 million in cocaine from a boat near the Dominican Republic. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney)

Coast Guard Confiscates $20 Million In Cocaine

Coast Guard officials took down suspected smugglers and landed more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine which is worth at least $20 million.

05/10/2014

File image of Cocaine bales  (Source: CBS4)

$37M Worth Of Cocaine Seized In Caribbean Sea

Thirty-seven million dollars worth of cocaine has been seized at sea.

CBS Miami–05/06/2014

More than $100 million in cocaine was off loaded at the Coast Guard station in Miami Beach.  (Source: CBS4 reporter Gaby Fleischman)

$110M In Cocaine Off Loaded At Miami Beach Coast Guard Station

One hundred and ten million dollars worth of cocaine will be offloaded by the U.S. Coast at their Miami Beach base Tuesday morning.

04/15/2014

Sketch of Ralph Mata in court on April 9, 2014. (Courtesy: Shirley Henderson)

Bond Granted For Police Lt. Held On Narcotics Charges

Bond has been set for a Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant accused of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

CBS Miami–04/14/2014

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MDPD Lieutenant Arrested On Federal Narcotics Charges

Law enforcement officials arrested an internal affairs officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department in Miami Gardens Tuesday morning, according to the Department of Justice.

04/08/2014

Suresh Maharaj (L),  Ricardo Lesmes-Noguera (C) , and Leonardo Abramovich (R) were arrested on April 3, 2014. (Source: BSO)

DEA Arrest 3 In Fort Lauderdale Airport Drug Investigation

An undercover investigation led to the arrest of three men at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Thursday. Suresh Maharaj, Ricardo Lesmes-Noguera, and Leonardo Abramovich were arrested after, according to the criminal complaint, the DEA found probable cause to believe the three, “conspired with each other to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.”

04/04/2014

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Exclusive: Weight Discrepancy Involving Cocaine In BSO’s Evidence Room

The Broward Sheriff’s Office has opened an internal affairs investigation into what it describes a “weight discrepency” involving cocaine in the sheriff’s department’s evidence room.

03/04/2014

The Coast Guard unloads 45 bales of cocaine.  (Source: CBS4)

$37M Worth Of Cocaine Seized At Sea, Offloaded In Miami Beach

Thirty-seven million dollars worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida, or anywhere else for that matter, after the cocaine contraband was seized at sea and offloaded Tuesday at the Miami Beach Coast Guard station.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

Julio Cordero mugshot (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

No Bond For Man Charged In Miami Rape

A Miami man accused of a violent sexual assault over the weekend was on house arrest in a previous trafficking case.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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