Miami Music Week formally kicks off right this moment forward of Ultra Music Festival this weekend. While it might be good to consider in a utopian society the place medicine aren’t used to take pleasure in music, it’s not the fact through which we dwell. As a consequence, medicine are incessantly used to reinforce one’s expertise — and in Miami, a serious heart of the cocaine commerce within the United States, the white powder is frightfully frequent.
In a joint operation between 12 separate Coast Guard interceptions, round 27,000 kilos of cocaine was seized final Friday making an attempt to enter Miami. It was value an estimated $360 million.
“If you catch it by the tons, you don’t have to chase it by the kilos within the streets of Miami,” a Coast Guard spokesman mentioned.
The cocaine was seized by six totally different Coast Guard cutters.
“Getting this quantity of medicine takes a collaborative effort,” Lt. Mike Massaro mentioned.
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Here's what 27,000 lbs of seized cocaine appears like. All shall be offloaded by the @USCG Cutter Tampa right this moment in Miami Beach FL, and despatched for destruction #notonourstreets. Tune in to US Coast Guard Southeast Facebook at 9:30 EST for a dwell report on these interdictions. pic.twitter.com/2FLnwvvaH6
— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) March 22, 2019