2 boats seized by police in cocaine bust on Miami River

MIAMI (WSVN) - Police seized two vessels along the Miami River after cocaine was found on board on one of them.

The Miami-Dade Police Marine Patrol Unit stopped the two boats in the area of Northwest 13th Avenue and Eighth Street in Miami, Tuesday afternoon.

After a routine inspection, officials found about 50 kilograms of cocaine on board one of boats.

Officials confiscated bags of the drugs from boxes on the vessel.

No cocaine was found on the other boat.

Seven people were detained and are being questioned.

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