Coast Guard seizes nearly $400 million in drugs

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PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. — U.S. Coast Guard crews off-loaded millions of pounds of illegal drugs Monday.

The drugs were seized recently off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America.

The contraband was recovered from drug-smuggling boats in 18 separate operations.

It is worth nearly $400 million and included more than 27 million pounds of cocaine and 11,000 pounds of marijuana.

It was off-loaded at Florida’s Port Everglades.

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