Flying High: 100 Pounds of Coke Found at MIA

Federal agents seize 100 pounds of powder at Miami International Airport

Federal agents seized more than 100 pounds of cocaine at Miami International Airport on Tuesday night last night, ruining someone's plans for a good time in the friendly skies.

The powder, valued at $3.8 million on the streets, were in two boxes containing 42 bricks. Agents said the white stuff was shipped from Venezuela. The bust was an important find because it provided further proof that MIA is still a popular smuggling venue for drug lords trying to sneak their dope into the U.S.

“This seizure demonstrates the teamwork within the Department of Homeland Security between ICE and CBP in our efforts to identify drug smugglers, how they operate and the routes they use,” said Anthony V. Mangione, special agent in charge of ICE’s Office of Investigations in Miami.

No arrests have been made in the seizure and Immigration and Customs officials are still investigating the matter.

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