RIGA - Baltic drug shippers put French police at the top of the chart for the all-time biggest marijuana bust in French history on Feb. 17. Eleven Latvians, two Poles and one Estonian presumably had a bad day when the French police boarded their 40-meter (120-foot) fishing trawler and found 23 tons of marijuana wrapped in 170 tons of fish.Police boarded the Nemo after agents in a helicopter spotted it cruising across the English Channel toward Boulogne-sur-Mer on the French coast near Calais.Latvian fishermen aboard the ship have been released, but the bust comes just as Latvia is getting ...
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