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By Howard "Scooter" Alford

It used to be the heady days of the past due 1970's and marijuana smuggling from Colombia to South Florida used to be at its top. The battle on medicines used to be in its infancy and Port Everglades in feet. Lauderdale used to be the major access element for the smugglers. throughout the early to mid 1970's, there have been an evolution of smuggling agencies from Donald Steinberg to Black Tuna to "Big Ed" Hindelang to Joe Pegg. identified affectionately as Pegleg, Joe Pegg had grown his empire right into a 50 boat armada with hundreds and hundreds of staff. The Broward County gurus had heard rumors in the street of this 50 boat armada however it appeared too enormous to be plausible. in the course of one 12-month interval in 1979-80, Pegleg and his army imported over 1.2 million kilos of pot into South Florida, the most important volume ever by way of any workforce in a 12-month interval. this can be the genuine tale of 1 man's trip from West element army Academy to the Miami Dolphins price ticket place of work to an Admiral within the military of Pegleg. it's a tale of affection, friendship, admire, betrayal, and eventually of redemption. this is often Pot Smugglers: five East of the Light.

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