6 tons of cocaine worth $170 million arrives at Port Everglades

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www.orlandosentinel.com—An estimated 12,000 pounds of cocaine arrived in Fort Lauderdale Monday — but it won’t be making its way to the streets of South Florida, the U.S. or anywhere else. The drugs, valued at more than $170 million, were seized from six boats in the eastern Pacific Ocean and were offloaded at Port Everglades...

US Coast Guard offloads about 6 tons of cocaine at Port Everglades. The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded about six tons of cocaine Monday at Port Everglades. According to Coast Guard officials, the drugs, worth an estimated $170 million, were seized from six suspected smuggling boats that were interdicted by crews from three Coast Guard cutters between late July and August. "The countless hours and long days spent by our crews to stop these illegal smuggling operations is the embodiment of devotion to duty," said Cmdr. Michael Sarnowski, commanding officer of the...