xhub_20130125144154_320_240The U.S. Coast Guard reports confiscating 1,250 pounds of cocaine while in routine patrol 300 miles southwest of Isla del Coco (Cocos Island), Costa Rica.

Authorities say the haul is worth US$19 million dollars, confiscated off a go-fast vessel and detained six peple on board the boat.

The Coast Guard says the suspects were transferred to Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) officials in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The drugs will be transferred to DEA agents in Miami Beach.

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