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Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 27, 2004 2:48 pm 
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WASHINGTON - The Coast Guard and Navy seized 30,000 pounds of cocaine from a boat off South America's Pacific coast this month in what authorities called the largest-ever seizure of the drug at sea.

On Sept. 17, the USS Curts, a Navy frigate based in San Diego, intercepted the Lina Maria, a Cambodian-flagged fishing boat, about 300 miles west of the Galapagos Islands. A Coast Guard team boarded the boat and found 30,000 pounds of cocaine hidden in a sealed ballast tank.

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Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 27, 2004 4:05 pm 
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President Bush was probably just having some cravings :wink:

On a more serious note, holy crap that is 15 tons of cocaine. Just to give you an idea of exactly how much that is, 15 tons of cocaine would barely fit the weight restrictions set for the load capacity of 10 F-150 trucks, holy crap?


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