U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On May 29, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Miami Seaport discovered approximately 459 pounds of cocaine hidden in a container at the Port of Miami.
A container with 459 pounds of cocaine worth some $7.3 million was found at the Port of Miami, officials announced Wednesday.
The discovery was made by Customs and Border Protection officers on May 29. Officers had identified suspicious boxes in a container and a canine alerted them to the narcotics, authorities said.
Inside the boxes the officers found 169 brick of what later tested positive as cocaine.
The container had arrived in Miami on a freighter from Puerto Plasta, in the Dominican Republic. It had originated in Panama and had made stops in Colombia and Mexico.
No arrests have been made and the case is still under investigation.