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    Quarter billion dollars worth of drugs seized by Coast Guard cutters off San Diego...
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    Coast Guard Offloads 17,000 Pounds of Seized Cocaine in San Diego

    17 Jul 2018 - More than 17,000 pounds of cocaine seized by the crews of two U.S. Coast Guard vessels were offloaded Monday in San Diego.
     
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    North Carolina Police Make Major Drug Bust

    July 23, 2018 - Fayetteville police arrested three people and seized more than 100 pounds of marijuana, large quantities of cocaine and heroin, guns and $70,000 earlier this week in conjunction with a months-long investigation into gang and drug activity.
     
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    Colombian drug cartel put a $70K bounty on drug dog...
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    July 27, 2018, A Colombian drug gang has out a $70,000 bounty on a police dog. Sombra or "Shadow" has sniffed out almost 10 tons of drugs in more than 300 operations. The K9's work has lead to 245 arrests.
     
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    Coast Guard Cutter Offloads Cocaine, Marijuana in Port Everglades...
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    Coast Guard Cutter Offloads Cocaine, Marijuana in Port Everglades
    3 Aug 2018 -- More than 5 tons of cocaine seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton Wednesday in Port Everglades.


     
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    Southern California Drug Raids Net Thousands of Pounds of Narcotics...
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    Southern California Drug Raids Net Thousands of Pounds of Narcotics

    AUGUST 9, 2018 — Capping a three-year investigation, more than 250 law enforcement officials fanned out across Los Angeles, Santa Ana and several Inland Empire cities, arresting 22 people.
     
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    Coast Guard Delivers More Than 7 Tons of Seized Cocaine...
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    Coast Guard Delivers More Than 7 Tons of Seized Cocaine

    AUGUST 10, 2018 - More than 7 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $211 million has arrived at Port Everglades.


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    Southern California Drug Raids Net Thousands of Pounds of Narcotics
    AUGUST 9, 2018 - Capping a three-year investigation, more than 250 law enforcement officials fanned out across Los Angeles, Santa Ana and several Inland Empire cities, arresting 22 people.

     
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    U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels...
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    15 Aug.`18 - U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship opioids into the United States, aiming to stanch a spike in overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday.
     
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    Victor Hugo Cuellar-Silva arrived Thursday night at Los Angeles International Airport...
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    Top member of global drug ring is extradited from Colombia and charged in L.A.
    Sep 14, 2018 - They found the cocaine in submarines, in speedboats stopped in the Pacific Ocean, in a private jet that crashed into the Caribbean Sea and, perhaps most strangely, in frozen cubes of orange juice transported in trucks.


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    Colombian drug kingpin busted in massive smuggling operation

    September 14, 2018— A Colombian drug kingpin who participated in a violent ring that used planes, speedboats and submarines to smuggle hundreds of millions of dollars in cocaine faced federal trafficking charges Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom, prosecutors said.
     

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