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Mexico’s navy seizes boat with 630-kilo cocaine haul

21 February 2019

The Mexican Navy released dramatic video of marines zeroing in on and descending from a Black Hawk helicopter onto a speed boat. the navy says the board was loaded with 1,400 pounds of cocaine.

The bust was carried out on Monday off the coast of Topolobampo in the western Sinaloa state.15 people were also detained in the operation, eight of whom were Ecuadorean, four Colombian and three Mexican. The suspected drug traffickers, the seized narcotics and the boat were all turned over to the justice system.