Millions of dollars worth of cocaine will not hit the streets of South Florida or anywhere else for that matter after the Coast Guard made another high seas drug seizure.
The Coast Guard offloaded about $93 million of cocaine Thursday afternoon on Miami Beach.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft patrolling the Caribbean Sea helped recover more than 3,300 pounds of cocaine, officials said.
Two Florida men have been sentenced to prison after being busted for being a part of a large scale drug trafficking ring.
Coast Guard officials took down suspected smugglers and landed more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine which is worth at least $20 million.
Thirty-seven million dollars worth of cocaine has been seized at sea.
One hundred and ten million dollars worth of cocaine will be offloaded by the U.S. Coast at their Miami Beach base Tuesday morning.
Bond has been set for a Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant accused of conspiring to distribute cocaine.
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.
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.”