Federal officials seized more than 220-pounds of cocaine in California last month during two separate busts in Port Hueneme — a deep-water port in Ventura County.
On Jan. 22, officials discovered more than 200-pounds of the drug aboard a refrigerated produce cargo vessel arriving from Ecuador.
80-bundles of cocaine were hidden in the ship’s floor-boards.
A week later, seven bundles weighing a total of 17.5-pounds were found in a similar ship arriving from Guatemala. They were also hidden in floor-boards.
Officials say it’s the largest drug seizure at the port in a quarter century.
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