MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition hidden in a shipment of what looked like car batteries bound for Venezuela was seized at Miami International Airport by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Marine Units To Conduct Boating Under The Influence Checks This Weekend
Customs agents discovered the shipment, originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela, in April. It was was addressed to a Miami resident.
The Miami address was placed under surveillance, and agents saw several suspects delivering handguns to the site.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized As Van Ends Up In Pond In SW Miami-Dade
According to court documents, investigators saw the suspects moving the guns and ammo from the property to a shipping company.
The court documents say the shipment was being sent to Venezuela.
Two men, Jose Alexander Gutierrez Morales and Alfredo Montilla Hernandez, are facing charges in the case.MORE NEWS: Going To The Miami Beach Air And Sea Show This Memorial Day Weekend? Here's What You Can Expect
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