Nearly 500 pounds of cocaine seized by customs agents in Puerto Rico

(WSVN) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have seized close to 500 pounds of cocaine in Puerto Rico.

On Wednesday, the agents seized 492 pounds of cocaine inside a container on a ferry that travels from Santo Domingo to San Juan.

Eight duffle bags were found in the container with 20 bricks in each bag.

The cocaine is estimated to be worth $6 million.

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