Coast Guard Seizes $38.5 Million Worth of Cocaine in Caribbean

The United States Coast Guard seized 55 bales of cocaine, worth approximately $38.5 million, in the Caribbean Sea, the coast guard said in a July 22 press release.

Video shows agents removing the bales, collectively weighing over 3,000 pounds, from the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The drugs were seized in the Caribbean Sea on July 16 after smugglers “jettisoned” the goods overboard. Credit: DVIDS via Storyful

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