RJR News / Millions of dollars worth of ganja (marijuana) were seized by a U.S. Coast Guard crew on New Year’s Eve, one week after intercepting a go fast boat south of Jamaica.
Crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark deposited the 4,100 pound shipment at the Coast Guard Station in Miami Beach.
The 103 bales confiscated are worth an estimated US$3.7 million, wholesale, but the street value is said to be US$10 to US$11 million.
Just after midnight on Christmas Eve, a Joint Inter-agency Task Force plane on routine patrol spotted a go-fast boat south of Jamaica and alerted the crew of the Paul Clark.
Four people were apprehended and brought to the Miami Beach station.
Officials said it is unknown where the shipment was headed.
The ganja will be disposed of by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The combined street value of ganja and cocaine shipments seized by vessels stationed at the Coast Guard Miami Beach Station in 2014 is roughly US$1 billion.
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