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US authorities seize marijuana from Jamaican vessel

Thursday, October 18, 2012 | 7:30 AM    

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KINGSTON,Jamaica (CMC)-A massive marijuana haul valued at over US$6 million was made by United States authorities following a search of a Jamaican-flagged fishing vessel which was found near the Florida coast.

The US Coast Guard reported that the drug was found on the “Captain Richard” which ran out of fuel and was adrift more than 200 miles from the nearest port in Key West.

They off loaded 6,500 pounds marijuana that was wrapped in plastic and tape. On making the discovery the officials detained the ship’s crew

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