In historic haul, Coast Guard offloads $1.4B worth of cocaine, marijuana at Port Everglades

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded $1.4 billion worth of cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades.

The 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana were seized in multiples interdictions in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, officials said.

It’s the largest illegal narcotic offload in Coast Guard history, according to the service.

The Coast Guard held a news conference to discuss the narcotic seize Thursday. You can watch it in the video player above.

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