San Diego Harbor Police assisted members of the Immigratrion Customs Enforcement (ICE) Marine Task Force in the seizure of almost five thousand pounds of Marijuana. The marijuana was seized from a vessel that was towed to the Harbor Police Dock in order to clear customs, after it had broken down in Mexican waters. Harbor Police Officers conducted a felony vehicle stop on a group of four alleged associates on Shelter Island Drive as part of the operation. The operator of the vessel as well as the four occupants of the vehicle were turned over to ICE agents.
The estimated street value of the marijuana was about two million dollars.
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