800 Kilos Of Blow Seized Off The Coast Of Mexico
The drugs were seized on board a speedboat last Friday, following an investigation by Naval Intelligence.
The navy detected a boat off the coast and mobilized king air aircraft, two patrol ships and two interception patrols.
After a search, the plane pinpointed the location of the boat at approximately 93 nautical miles southwest of the port city of Manzanillo.
Interception patrols were sent out to seize and inspect the boat.
During inspection, marines located the cocaine, more than 17-hundred pounds worth, in 24 large bundles, containing 713 packages of cocaine.
Six crew members – three Mexicans, two Ecuadorians and a Colombian – were arrested and brought to the port of Manzanillo.