According to a Coast Guard news release, the center console boat was carrying wo people along with 76 bricks of marijuana, and 26 bricks of hash.
Boat crews based in a Coast Guard station in Miami and Fort Lauderdale were sent out to interdict the boat. The drugs and their runners were delivered to the Coast Guard station on Miami Beach.
"This interdiction was a direct result of the highly trained and professional officers from Air Station Miami, Station Miami Beach, and Station Fort Lauderdale," said Lt. Paul Turner, commanding officer, Station Fort Lauderdale, said in a release. "In conjunction, all units identified a possible illegal act of smuggling and responded, resulting in approximately 600 pounds of illegal contraband seized and two suspected smugglers detained."
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