$12 million worth of cocaine bound for US seized in Guatemala


$12 million worth of cocaine bound for US seized in Guatemala
Authorities in Guatemala seized about 800 packages of cocaine they said was eventually headed to the U.S. (Source: Guatemala Public Ministry/CNN)

(CNN) - Guatemalan authorities have confiscated $12 million worth of cocaine.

Authorities said they believe the drugs arrived at Guatemala by sea, and were then going to be taken to Mexico, with the U.S. as its final destination.

The cocaine was wrapped in more than 800 packages.

Five boats were also confiscated during the operation, but no arrests were made.

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