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September 20, 2014

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In this March 17, 1947 file photo, about 459 ounces of pure heroin valued at over one million dollars in the black market lies on table in Customs Enforcement Bureau in New York following seizure aboard the French freighter Saint Tropez after its arrival in New York City from Marseilles. Cesar Negro, Marseilles seaman, second from left, was arrested on charges of smuggling narcotics and Rene Bruchard, second from right, the ship's linen keeper, is being held for questioning. Port Patrol Officers Michael F. Munro, left; Arthur H. Cumming, center, and Lawrence F. Murray, right, are credited with discovering the heroin during a routine check of the seamen.

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In this March 17, 1947 file photo, about 459 ounces of pure heroin valued at over one million dollars in the black market lies on table in Customs Enforcement Bureau in New York following seizure aboard the French freighter Saint Tropez after its arrival in New York City from Marseilles. Cesar Negro, Marseilles seaman, second from left, was arrested on charges of smuggling narcotics and Rene Bruchard, second from right, the ship's linen keeper, is being held for questioning. Port Patrol Officers Michael F. Munro, left; Arthur H. Cumming, center, and Lawrence F. Murray, right, are credited with discovering the heroin during a routine check of the seamen.