Across the Commonwealth: Philly Port Cocaine Bust


(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Federal agents seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia on Tuesday.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say it was their largest cocaine seizure in 21 years.

Officials estimate the drugs have a street value of approximately $38 million.

Last week, CBP says agents seized 3,200 pounds of cocaine worth approximately $77 million at Port New York

This is United States customs and border protections largest cocaine seizure in Philadelphia in 21 years. CBP Seized 1945 pounds of cocaine on May 23, 1998.

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