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United States v. Robinson
Citation:843 F.2d 1.
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Appellants were Panamanians operating a Panamanian ship called JUAN ROBINSON. The U.S. Coast Guard stopped the ship as it sailed approximately 500 nautical miles east of North Carolina. After receiving permission from Panama’s Director General of Consular and Shipping Affairs, the Coast Guard boarded the ship and found 20 tons of marijuana hidden in a fake fuel tank.
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