Portuguese police seize 5 tons of cocaine worth $  232 million from a yacht in the Atlantic Ocean

The operation, dubbed “White Tide,” stopped 183 bales of cocaine from entering Europe through the Iberian Peninsula, making it the largest seizure by Portuguese authorities in more than 15 years. 

Bales of cocaine weighting some 5.2 tons and a seized yacht are displayed for the media at a Portuguese Navy base in Almada, south of Lisbon, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.  (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Bales of cocaine weighting some 5.2 tons and a seized yacht are displayed for the media at a Portuguese Navy base in Almada, south of Lisbon, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.  (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

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