Drugs: Two Record-Breaking Busts

Drugs Two Record-Breaking Busts

When Miami police captured Rafael Soto, 35, running down a darkened street soaking wet one night last week, they did not buy his story that he had fallen overboard while fishing. A little after 1 a.m., a Coast Guard helicopter had spotted a speedboat running without lights toward Miami. As the craft was pursued across Biscayne Bay, three men jumped overboard in an attempt to escape. Soto is believed to be one of them. The cargo on board: 1,909 lbs. of nearly pure cocaine. With a street value of $575 million, it was the largest coke seizure by the Coast Guard...

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