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Coast Guard recovers 35 kilos of cocaine found floating near Pensacola

(Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles  U.S. Coast Guard) (Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles U.S. Coast Guard)
PENSACOLA, FL (AP) -

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies recovered 35 kilograms of cocaine found floating in the Gulf of Mexico on July 7.

The Coast Guard received a call from a boater around 6 p.m. Saturday reporting the bale of drugs floating in the water south of Pensacola. The cocaine was recovered Sunday morning. 

Along with the Coast Guard, six other agencies were involved in the search. That list includes Homeland Security Investigations, Customs and Border Protection's Air and Marine Operations, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol, Orange Beach Police Department, Mobile Border and Enforcement Security Task Force/Homeland Security Investigations/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, and Regional Coordinating Mechanism.

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