HISTORIC BUST: 16.5 TONS of Cocaine Worth $1 BILLION+ Seized at Philadelphia Port

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Federal authorities seized approximately 16.5 TONS of cocaine from a large ship at the Packer Marine Terminal in Philadelphia Tuesday.

This is the largest drug seizure in the history of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Members of the ship’s crew have been arrested and federally charged, and the investigation is ongoing.

16.5 tons of cocaine has an approximate street value of over $1 billion.

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