Florida is a prime target for the import and export of illegal drugs into the United States. Since our state is surrounded by water on three sides, we have over a dozen ports, many of them major shipping ports. And as you might imagine, traffickers are actively trying to use these ports to get drugs into, and out of, the country.

 

United States Customs and Border Protection agents are well aware of this issue, and in February they had a particularly big month. Agents discovered 154 pounds of cocaine – worth an estimated $2 million – at Port Everglades …