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150 pounds of cocaine found on fishing boat in Miami, authorities say

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says boat came from Nassau

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MIAMI – Five people were taken into custody Tuesday after authorities found 150 pounds of cocaine aboard a fishing boat at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard in Miami, authorities said.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said the cocaine was seized from the boat at the shipyard at 881 NW 13th Ave.

Authorities said the boat arrived from Nassau.

The drugs were found during a routine inspection.

No other details were immediately released.