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November 14, 2005

Second Look at Sailboat Yields Big Cocaine Find

Hey now!

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (ICE) -- A second look at a cocaine-carrying sailboat intercepted by the Coast Guard in May and about to be auctioned off netted almost 1,800 pounds of cocaine.

ICE special agents, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and officers of the U.S. Virgin Island Police Department discovered 1,764.4 pounds of cocaine hidden within the walls of a 49-foot sailboat, the British-flagged vessel S/V Gio, docked at the Port of St. Croix.

More here.

Posted by afinta at November 14, 2005 06:09 AM

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