Customs Announces Largest-Ever Haul Of Cocaine In Puerto Rico Seized
SAN JUAN — U.S. authorities in Puerto Rico announced today the largest onshore seizure of illegal drugs in the history of the island: 3,933 lbs. of cocaine.
“We have made large seizures at sea, but never on land,” Ricardo Mayoral, acting special agent in charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, told a press conference.
He estimated the street value of the drugs at $45 million.
Seven men, all Dominican nationals, were arrested in connection with the case.
Four of the suspects w