Over $77 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized at the Port of New York

A large cocaine bust at the Port of New York/Newark led to the seizure of 3,200 pounds of the drugs, valued at an estimated $77 million. 

The bust was made as part of a joint operation between U.S. Customs and Border Protection, New York Police Department, New York State Police and several other agencies. The cocaine was found inside of a shipping container, put into 60 individual packages. 

Authorities say that the bust is the second largest in the port’s history and the biggest in 25 years. 

Source: Cocaine bust, seizure: 3,200 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $77 million seized in Newark, New Jersey at the Port of New York/Newark – CBS News

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