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537 kilos of cocaine found in a shipping box at PhilaPort

Hundreds of kilos of cocaine were found in a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia during a massive drug bust Tuesday, March 19, morning. The shipment was on board the MSC Desiree, a container ship that was traveling from Colombia to Europe, according to law enforcement sources. The container …

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Large quantity of cocaine seized at Port of Santos

The large quantity of cocaine was allegedly found aboard a vessel at South America’s largest port, Santos. Police claimed the drugs were found by two sniffer dogs in a container carrying fresh lemons packed in paper boxes and headed towards Cartagena.  The group behind the alleged smuggling attempt are said …

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Large cocaine seizure at the port of Newark

Authorities at the Port of New York and New Jersey have seized about 3,200 pounds of cocaine in what authorities are calling the largest cocaine seizure at the port in nearly 25 years, and the second largest of all time. The drugs were found aboard a shipping container that entered …

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$2.4m in cocaine found at Pt Lisas port

Police are searching for an Arima businessman whose name and address appeared on documents relating to a container where over two million worth of cocaine was found at Plipdeco. According to police reports, officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit (OCIU) along with officers of Custom and Excise Division …

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44 kg of cocaine seized in Malta

Maltese customs authorities had seized 44 kg of cocaine in Malta on its way from Ecuador to Cyprus, it was revealed on Wednesday (Nov. 21). Malta Customs said in a statement that the street value is calculated to be 4.5 million euros (5.1 million U.S. dollars). The drugs were found …

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Ecuador: 589 kilos of cocaine in bananas container

Ecuador’s antinarcotic police seized 589 kilos of cocaine hidden in a container filled with bananas in the western port city of Guayaquil, the Ministry of the Interior said Tuesday (Nov. 6). The drug worth 36 million U.S. dollars was hidden in 20 suitcases and was headed to Belgium, the ministry …

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Hamburg Süd vessel detained with cocaine

More than one ton of cocaine has been seized on board a Singapore-flagged containership in the waters near Barranquilla, the Colombian Navy said. The 9,814 TEU Cap San Tainaro left the Port of Cartagena on August 1, 2018, heading for the Port of Antwerp in Belgium. The country’s navy reportedly …

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