More Than 230 Pounds of Cocaine Seized at Miami International Airport

The cocaine was found in three suitcases during a random search of baggage arriving from Ecuador.

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    Shown is one of three suitcases found at Miami International Airport during a random search of baggage arriving from Quito, Ecuador, according to a statement from Customs and Border Protection.

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport on Thursday seized more than 230 pounds of cocaine, estimated to be worth $2.7 million. 

    The cocaine was found in three suitcases during a random search of baggage arriving from Quito, Ecuador, according to a statement from Customs and Border Protection.

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    Border protection officers at the airport selected the flight for a random X-ray inspection and found three suitcases filled with 90 brick-shaped packages of cocaine, the agency said.

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