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Coast Guard chase down drug boat off San Diego coast

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Coast Guard has released dramatic new video of a high-speed chase of suspected drug smugglers off the San Diego coast.

A customs aircraft spotted the panga just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday night about 90 miles southwest of San Diego. A Coast Guard response boat gave chase, and its crew fired shots to disable the panga.

Thirty-one bales of marijuana were seized, and two suspected smugglers were taken into custody.

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