Coast Guard seizes pot off Haiti after chase

The Coast Guard unloaded hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of marijuana in Miami Beach over the weekend.

It came from an interdiction last Tuesday near Haiti.

The Coast Guard was not able to stop a go-fast boat, but was able to recover the jettisoned drugs from the water.

U-S Coast Guard Lieutenant Lloyd Belcher says they confiscated the drugs after a five-hour, high-speed chase. “We've got the right tools right now to stop these smugglers from bringing illegal contraband into the United States.”

Lt. Belcher says officials are still searching for the suspects.

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