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Pursuit on Water Ends With Drug Bust at Haulover Marina

A source at the scene said the drugs appeared to be marijuana.

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Pounds of drugs were offloaded Monday from a speed boat at Haulover Marina as police caught two people and are searching for two more who may have been involved.

Police boats and helicopters were circling the area near a gated community in Bal Harbour amid reports that four people on board the boat ditched the vessel — named El Inmortal — and ran away from police.

The four people on board pulled up the boat to a dock behind a home, abandoned the boat and fled into the gated community, Bal Harbour police said. Marine patrol tried to stop the boat on the water.

Two people are at large after a speedboat pursuit ended in a drug bust at Haulover Marina. NBC 6's Cristian Benavides reports

It's unclear how many pounds of drugs were seized. A source at the scene said it appeared to be marijuana.

Various police agencies are investigating, including Customs and Border Patrol and Miami-Dade police, and Bal Harbour police are taking the lead on the investigation.

Police say a man and a woman were caught, but two men are still on the run.

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