Forty million dollars worth of cocaine was offloaded by the U.S. Coast Guard Friday morning at Port Everglades.
Funeral services took place Friday for a fallen South Florida soldier who died in an apparently accidental crash of a drug-hunting plane in Colombia.
Silence spread among the airfield at Miami International Airport as the commercial plane carrying the remains of U.S. Airman, Master Sergeant Martin Gonzalez, taxied toward its final stop Tuesday afternoon.
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Many would agree that $35 million is a lot of money—and that amount is the Coast Guard’s estimate of cocaine, in wholesale value, that crew members offloaded a boat in Miami Saturday morning.
More than $17 million worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida or anywhere else for that matter after the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted the 1,400 pounds of coke from a go-fast vessel in the southwest Caribbean Sea.
On the high seas off South America, the smuggling game has changed. Criminal bands are spending millions to build semi-submersibles, capable of moving several tons of drugs at a time between the Americas.
The U.S. Coast Guard has made a trio of high seas drug seizures worth $100 million.
Nearly 3-thousand pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $35 million, has been interdicted at sea by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The U.S. Coast Guard has intercepted yet another drug smuggling, self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in the Western Caribbean Sea.