CossackCat: Over $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine Seized At Philadelphia Port, U.S. Attorney’s Office SaysThey think 15 boats/ships were involved in this. Holy crap!!
One of the largest cocaine busts in United States history happened Tuesday in Philadelphia. Federal authorities continue to comb a cargo ship at Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia. So far, they’ve seized 16.5 tons of cocaine — 33,000 pounds — which has a street value of more than $1 billion, the U.S. Attorney’s Office says.
Investigators believe there is still a significant amount of cocaine remaining on the ship.
Before coming to Philadelphia, the Mediterranean Shipping Company ship was previously in the Bahamas, Panama, Peru and Colombia. The ship was on its way to the Netherlands.
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Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:48 AM CST