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  • High Priest
    High Priest wrote:
    <p id="yui_3_3_0_1_1316405955734412">Hong Kong police said Sunday they have made the southern Chinese territory's largest ever cocaine bust, seizing more than half a tonne of the drug, worth around $77 million.</p> <p id="yui_3_3_0_1_1316405955734387">Authorities said drugs officers raided separate locations over the weekend, including a warehouse in the city's suburbs, finding a total of 567 kilograms (1,250 pounds) of cocaine.</p> <p id="yui_3_3_0_1_1316405955734381">Eight people were arrested, police said, ranging in age from 24 to 55.</p> <p id="yui_3_3_0_1_1316405955734388">Those arrested included an American man, a Colombian woman with Hong Kong residency and five Mexicans, a police spokeswoman said.</p> <p id="yui_3_3_0_1_1316405955734389">"The cocaine could have come into Hong Kong by land or sea, but we're still trying to find out which way it came in," a narcotics bureau officer told the South China Morning Post.</p> <p id="yui_3_3_0_1_1316405955734432">In March, a man was sentenced to 22 years in prison over the city's biggest ever cocaine bust at the time, in which drugs weighing 372 kilograms and worth about $43 million were found.&nbsp;</p> <p>High Priest</p>
  • Pavoir Sponse
    Pavoir Sponse wrote:

    that's gonna lower the quality of gear in an already crap cocaine market. Bollocks

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