- On June 18, 2019, the US Coast Guard intercepted a drug-smuggling vessel in the Pacific Ocean.
- The submarine carried 17,000 pounds of cocaine worth about $US232 million.
- The Coast Guard seized over 39,000 pounds of cocaine between May and June.
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The US Coast Guard intercepted a boat carrying 17,000 pounds of cocaine.
LOCATION: Eastern Pacific Ocean
DATE: June 18, 2019
The pursuit occurred on international waters in the Pacific Ocean.
The Coast Guardsmen repeatedly yelled “Stop the boat!” in Spanish. The semi-submersible vessel, built to avoid detection by radar and aircraft, carried 17,000 pounds of cocaine worth about $US232 million.
Between May and June, the US Coast Guard seized over 39,000 pounds of cocaine in 14 drug busts.
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