Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping
English websites of Chinese embassies




Home >> Life
UPDATED: 09:45, December 07, 2006
New York police announce year's biggest cocain bust
font size    

New York police and federal officials Wednesday announced the biggest cocaine bust of the year.

The New York Drug Enforcement Taskforce, along with New Jersey officials, confiscated 42-million-dollar worth of cocaine this weekend when they seized 1,000 pounds of cocaine heading for Manhattan and arrested six people.

The drugs were found in a hidden compartment on a tractor trailer that was parked next to a warehouse in New Jersey. Agents spent hours removing the drugs brick by brick.

A man from Manhattan and five others from Texas are charged with top narcotics offenses. They are being held by New Jersey authorities while awaiting extradition.

John Gilbridge of the New York Drug Enforcement Administration attributed the big bust to good detective work and around the clock surveillance.

According to New York City Narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan, the next largest seizure was about three quarters of the size, which was seized up in the Bronx last January. He called the latest seizure "quite remarkable."

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this


   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
Dic

Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.
Versions:
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved