The u.s. coast guard confiscated earlier in the month a big batch of cocaine, when the man became aware of a so-called high-speed low-profile vessel, which had its course against the UNITED states.
the Vessel was observed on a non specified place in the Pacific ocean off central America, of an aircraft, which is then called for assistance from the kystvagtskibet Cutter James, informs the coast guard on its website.
When the officers boarded the vessel, took four suspected smugglers and a small consignment of cocaine on board.
It was only at a later, more thorough inspection of the smuglerbåden it was discovered a secret compartment, where the majority of the total of approximately 1400 kilos of cocaine on board was stored away.
According to the coast guard have the seized amount of drugs a value amounting to 53.5 million dollars, equivalent to approximately 358 million dollars.