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SC Coast Guard cutter nabs $24 million in cocaine
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - A Coast Guard cutter based in Charleston has seized almost 2,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $24 million in the Caribbean Sea.

The Coast Guard announced Monday that the 380-foot cutter Gallatin made the seizure from a fishing boat on Nov. 20.

The crew seized 37 bales of cocaine and detained four suspected smugglers who were then taken to Florida.

Source: http://www.wistv.com/story/16197478/charleston-cutter-nabs-24-million-in-cocaine

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