News Texas: Authorities seize 5.5 tons of cocaine in submarine

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    Texas authorities have intercepted a semi-submersible vessel attempting to bring $200 million in cocaine into the United States.

    US Customs and Border Protection agents aboard a surveillance aircract detected the vessel along the Eastern Pacific ocean.Agents arrested four people who operated the self-propelled vessel. The mini-sub was carrying 12,800 pounds (5.5 tons) of cocaine and began to sink after the raid on March 2.

    “This type of cooperation and teamwork produces these kinds of results where suspects are arrested and narcotics prevented from reaching U.S. shores,” John Wassong, director at the National Air Security Operations Center, said in a statement on Thursday. “Our crews will continue to take every opportunity to disrupt this type of transnational criminal activity.”

    In 2015, US Customs and Border Protection agents completed 198 seizures, disruptions and interdiction events, confiscating 213,000 pounds of cocaine during the fiscal year.
     
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    The cartels have a navy. :lmao:
     
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    They should allow the cocaine in. Less annoying celebrities.
     
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    Semi submersible is not a submarine. :fil:
     
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    The shipping company the cartel used will mysteriously cease to exist and the execs will turn up dead under mysterious circumstances.

    What are the odds that this coke hits the streets anyway?
     
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    "The spice must flow...."
     
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    Can't wait til they have teleporters
     
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    amazing isn't it? The only difference now is someone else pockets the profits.
     
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    She don't like she don't like she don't like cocaine
    Co ca yan A
     
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    He will Trump fix this?
     
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    I saw a documentary on those subs... they build them under jungle conditions. Really rather amazing projects. 5.5 tons is a lot of weight!
     
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    I watched documentary on this shit the other week. They claimed for every three submersibles of drugs. They only catch one.
     
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    McJulio's Navy.
     
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    12,000 pounds? Was that fucking thing able to resurface?
     
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    Police interviewed had this to say, "It was headed to some beach mansion with a bunch of chimneys...delivery order for a, 'BethO'...we think it was some sort of codename."