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Coast Guard chases down pot-smuggling boat

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After a high-speed chase about 90 miles southwest of San Diego, a Coast Guard boat overtook a panga and arrested two men on suspicion of attempting to smuggle marijuana into the U.S.

As the 45-foot response boat from the Coast Guard station in San Diego neared the panga, Coast Guard crew members first fired warning shots, and then disabling gunshots, in an effort to stop the panga, which had refused to halt, the Coast Guard said.

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