The 11-member crew of a Venezuelan fishing vessel are facing federal drug charges after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized 121 pounds of cocaine from the boat, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

The crew members — Vicent Mata Anyelo, Alfer Rodriguez Boadas, Alexis Fuentes, Francisco Rodriguez Infante, Johan Garcia Suarez, Carlos Rodriguez Garcia, Henry Gonzalez Noriega, Algler Rodriguez Boadas, Jhonny Rodriguez Rodriguez, Daniel Jesus Salazar Gonzalez and Johan Jose Pacheco Lezama — each were charged with possession of a controlled substance on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, conspiracy, and destruction and attempt or conspiracy to destroy property subject to forfeiture, according to court records.

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