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Over $20 Million Of Cocaine Seized In The Caribbean Sea

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The United States Coast Guard has announced seizing over $20 million in cocaine and arresting six suspected smugglers in the Caribbean Sea.

The Coast Guard said in a release that the seizure occurred during a 52-day counterdrug patrol in the region.

According to the release, the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence crew supported the Joint Interagency Task Force South to prevent and deter illicit narcotics smuggling during the patrol.

The Cutter returned to its homeport in Pensacola, Florida, on Thursday after completing its 52-day counterdrug mission in the Caribbean Sea.

The crew disrupted approximately 700 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $20.3 million and apprehended the six suspected smugglers, the Coast Guard stated.

“Stopping the flow of drugs to the United States is a challenging mission that requires a significant amount of teamwork,” said the vessel’s Commander Nolan Cain.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Haha!..stopping the flow of drugs to the United States whilst the US coastguard seizes the drugs and takes it directly to the United States…..what a mockery!

  2. Haha!..stopping the flow of drugs to the United States whilst the US coastguard seizes the drugs and takes it directly to the United States…..what a mockery!….there must be some other agenda.

  3. Yeh the profiling start. Caribbean Sea that means all Caribbean countries in the Caribbean sea are being sold as drugs island. From Mexico to Caribbean sea check vibes

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