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Did You Leave 64 Pounds of Cocaine Down at the Port?

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Because if you did, some people are looking for you. Specifically authorities with the U.S Customs and Border Protection agency, who seized the 64 pounds of cocaine from a refrigerated container at the L.A./Long Beach seaport, according to City News Service.A narcotics-detecting dog searched the container, and the discovery was made Thursday morning. The container's travel was traced as originating in El Salvador, then making stops in Guatamela and Mexico, before being used to deliver cantaloupes to a distributor before being returned to the terminal building here in L.A.

The cocaine has an estimated street value of $585,000.