Drug boat with US$43 million in cocaine seized
Four men arrested in major drug bust by US Coast Guard.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday April 16, 2012 – A speedboat with US$43 million worth of cocaine was caught in the Caribbean Sea by the United States Coast Guard.
A total of 3, 532 pounds of cocaine was seized, while four people were arrested in connection with the incident.
According to reports, the seizure is being described as a major drug bust in the latest collaborative regional effort called Operation Martill. The operation is designed to block US-bound drug shipments.