BALTIMORE, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Federal authorities say they’ve seized 333 pounds of cocaine from within a shipping container at the Port of Baltimore – the agency’s largest seizure at the port.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other agencies discovered the drugs when they were examining a container of beach chairs that arrived from China through Panama.
They say four black bags containing 125 bricks of cocaine accompanied the chairs.
Federal authorities and local partners seized 333 pounds of cocaine from inside a shipping container during a multi-agency examination at the Port of Baltimore June 18. According to CBP records, this is the agency’s largest cocaine seizure in the Port of Baltimore.
According to the agency, the street value of the drugs is estimated to be $10 million.