Coast Guard To Offload 10 Tons Of Cocaine At Port Everglades


BEVERLY YOUNG NELSON IS THE FIFTH WOMAN TO ACCUSE HIM. ONE SAYS HE GROPED HER WHEN SHE WAS 14. NEW THIS MORNING THE COAST GUARD GETTING READY TO OFFLOAD 10 TONS OF COCAINE CARGO. RIELLE CREIGHTON IS LIVE FROM PORT EVERGLADES WITH MORE. Reporter: 10 TONS OF COCAINE, 23 KILOGRAMS OR OVER 50 PLUS POUNDS OF HEROIN THAT THE COAST GUARD IS GETTING READY TO OFFLOAD AT THE PORT EVERGLADES. ALL OF THIS SEIZED IN WATERS. THIS IS A PICTURE TAKEN BY THE COAST GUARD OF ALL OF THE DRUGS SITTING ON THE FLIGHT DECK OF A COAST GUARD CUTTER BY THE CASELOAD. MOST OF THIS WAS SEIZED ALONG MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA. ONE PHOTO SHOWS INTERDICTION IN ACTION BY COAST GUARD BOAT AS NARCOTICS PATROL STOPS A SELF- PROPELLED SEMI SUB MERSIBLE BOAT. SEIZING THIS AMOUNT OF DRUGS WAS A COMBINED EFFORT IN THE WATER AND AIR WITH BOTH CUTTERS AND AIRCRAFT. IN TOTAL THAT HAUL REPRESENTS 14 DIFFERENT SUSPECTED DRUG SMUGGLERS. BACK OUT HERE LIVE THE COAST GUARD SAYS THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE DRUGS IS $300 MILLION. ALL OF THIS EXPECTED TO BE OFFLOADED HERE AT PORT EVERGLADES AT 9:00. WE WILL BE HERE FOR THAT AND BRING YOU THAT TODAY AT NOON. FOR NOW, LIVE AT PORT

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