Four smugglers arrested, 1,608 kilograms of cocaine seized off Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard, US Customs and Border Protection and Puerto Rico Police maritime law enforcement units interdicted and seized a drug smuggling vessel Monday with 1,608 kilograms of cocaine aboard and apprehended four suspected smugglers off the coast of Rio Grande.
The suspected smugglers, all men, have been turned over to the US Department of Justice for prosecution by the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico.
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