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Posted: Dec 21, 2012 10:14 AM

Updated: Dec 21, 2012 10:15 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Authorities in Puerto Rico say they have seized 3,500 pounds (1,588 kilograms) of marijuana worth $3 million.

The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday that the seizure occurred late Tuesday in waters south of the U.S. territory after crews spotted a suspicious boat and investigated.

Officials said three suspects have been arrested.

Topics: Puerto Rico-Drug Seizure

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