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    Customs/USCG pops "Smuggle-sub"

    Drug Interdiction / Narcotics Article
    08/23/2007

    U.S. Customs nab submarine with millions worth of cocaine


    The Associated Press
    MEXICO CITY U.S. officials say they seized a submarine-like vessel packed with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cocaine off the Guatemalan coast.

    Four suspected smugglers were operating the self-propelled, semi-submersible vessel when drug-surveillance aircraft patrolling the Pacific spotted it Sunday night.

    The Border Patrol says when the suspects realized they had been noticed, they tried to sink the ship, crammed with about five and a half tons of cocaine. The Coast Guard got to them first.
    Several drug-smuggling subs operated by Colombian drug cartels have been discovered in recent years.

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    Thats the way hit them where it hurts in the pockets well done Customs officers keep that shit where it belongs OFF of the streets.
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    Damn good pop!! Way to go guys.
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    Awesome bust. Keep up the good work.
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    I heard about this in the breaking news the night that it was discovered.
    I understood that they threw most of it in the water before the coast guard got to it.
    i could have misunderstood it, i remember them saying like millions of coke was destroyed, but they recovered a buch of bails as well, still in the vessel.

    I would suggest that they keep the people they arrested in prison for life sentences, because they will probably disappear like hoffa did.

    All in all, awesome job!
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