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St. Petersburg, Florida - Crewmembers aboard theCoast Guard Cutter William Flores offloaded approximately$4 million estimated wholesale value of cocaine Monday at Coast Guard SectorSt. Petersburg.

On February 11, Coast Guard watchstanders received a report from the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Knight of a 30-footgo-fast vessel with suspicious packages aboard southeast of Kingston, Jamaica.An armed Coast Guard helicopter and when the helicopter arrived on scene, the crew fired warning shots inan attempt to get the vessel to stop. The suspected smuggler complied andstopped the vessel.

During theboarding of the vessel, the Coast Guard boarding team recovered several packages totaling 171kilograms that later tested positive for cocaine.

The suspected smugglers were brought to the U.S. and transferred to awaitinglaw enforcement authorities.

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