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U.S. Coast Guard Discovers Attempts of Marijuana Smuggling

In San Diego, CA a U.S. Coast Guard cutter crew…

In San Diego, CA a U.S. Coast Guard cutter crew found a panga boat, 47 miles southwest of San Clement Island discovering it was being used to transport a large amount of marijuana. The boat was stopped off Point Loma, while another suspected smuggler’s boat eluded the authorities in a separate pursuit southwest of San Clemente Island.

Per Petty Officer 1st Class Henry G. Dunphy, A U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft was brought in to track the open hull fishing vessel. The suspects got away, but authorities recovered 122 bales of marijuana weighing in at 2,900 pounds from the water, and the cannabis was turned over to the Maritime Task Force.

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