Heightened L.A. port security paying off


The multi-agency task force has seized cocaine bound for Australia and weapons headed for Mexico.

By Louis Sahagun
Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — Since it was quietly deployed at the nation's busiest harbor complex in October, a new anti-smuggling task force has seized 140 pounds of cocaine bound for Australia, dozens of weapons headed for Mexico and 20 pounds of methamphetamine in cars being shipped to Hawaii.

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