U.S. Coast Guard Offloads Nearly $86 Million in Cocaine, Other Narcotics in South Florida

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US Coast Guard unloads $85.9 million in narcotics at Port Everglades

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s crew offload approximately 3,250 pounds of cocaine, 440 pounds of liquid cocaine, and 7,700 pounds of marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, Oct. 16, 2020. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba conducts missions such as search and rescue, drug interdiction, as well as migrant interdiction while underway. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Eric Rodriguez) Source

The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded over $80 million worth of narcotics at Port Everglades last week.

Crews on Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s offloaded approximately 3,250 pounds of cocaine, 440 pounds of liquid cocaine and 7,700 pounds of marijuana on Friday.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $85.9 million.

The Coast Guard said the Escanaba returned home to Boston on Tuesday after a 65-day counter-narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Read Full Story: Source

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