Cocaine and Marijuana Worth $223 Million Seized by US and Canadian Authorities in East Pacific

The US Coast Guard (USCG) announced on March 31 that its Cutter Kimball ship was offloading seizures of cocaine and marijuana collectively worth $223 million on the black market at a port in San Diego, California.

The haul contained about 11,300 pounds (5.65 tons) of cocaine and roughly 4,000 pounds (2 tons) of marijuana, the coast guard said.

USCG said the drugs were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific by crews aboard several Coast Guard cutters, including the Kimball, Legare, and Spencer, and by the Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Yellowknife. Credit: US Coast Guard via Storyful

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