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CBP in Honolulu Intercepts Over 20 Lbs. of Cocaine Hidden in Cast Aluminum Blocks

Honolulu Cocaine 1
The shipment contained three aluminum blocks,
shrink-wrapped and palletized, each weighing
approximately 165 pounds

HONOLULU —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Honolulu intercepted and seized a shipment of cocaine transiting through Hawaii from Juarez, Mexico to Australia.

“CBP works diligently to disrupt the flow of illegal narcotics, whether coming into or transiting through the U.S.”, said Brian J. Humphrey, Director of Field Operations in San Francisco.

The shipment, labeled “aluminum machinery tools”, contained three aluminum blocks, shrink-wrapped and palletized, each weighing approximately 165 pounds.

CBP Officers inspecting the shipment discovered a white, powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine.

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CBP Officers discovered
a white, powdery substance that
tested positive for cocaine.

After further examination, nine packages of cocaine were extracted from the blocks, with a total weight close to 21 lbs. and an estimated street value exceeding $250,000.

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