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Over $7M In Cocaine Seized South Of St. Croix

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The United States Coast Guard, supported by multi-agency partners seized cocaine with an estimated street value of $7.4 million.

According to the Coast Guard, the seizure occurred on June 3, approximately 75 nautical miles south of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández crew located a suspect vessel and approached when they observed the occupants of the suspect vessel jettison multiple packages overboard.

The Heriberto Hernández crew successfully stopped the suspect vessel that had nine men onboard who claimed to be Venezuelan nationals.

A Coast Guard release said the cutter crew recovered multiple packages of the jettisoned cargo and seized ten bales and two additional bags, with individual packages, which tested positive for cocaine.

The crew of cutter Heriberto Hernández embarked the nine detainees and seized contraband, later transferring them to cutter Charles David Jr. for final transport to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. offloaded and transferred custody of 245 kilograms of cocaine and nine suspected smugglers to Drug Enforcement Administration authorities at Coast Guard Base San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. The cocaine is for the white crack heads in America as there is a market for it . The Caribbean must unite to drive America from our region….

  2. @fast more knee you sound like a comunist you loser. what youre saying doesnt even make sense. how are you berating the usa for seizing cocaine you brainless racist leech

  3. The Parable of the Rich Fool
    “Watch Out !
    Be on your guard against all kinds of greed ;a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possesions”..
    “You have plenty of good things laid up for many years..
    Take life easy ;eat, drink and be merrye”..
    “But God said to him, ‘You fool !
    This very night your life will be demanded from you..
    Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself ?’
    This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not from God ❗” ‘

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