Greek authorities seize drug stash on Aegean islet, arrest 4

Greek officials say they have seized 1.2 tons of marijuana stashed by a smuggling gang on a remote Aegean islet and arrested four suspected gang members following a high-speed chase at sea

Authorities also confiscated two high-powered speedboats allegedly used in the chase by members of the Albania-based ring.

The crackdown, concluded over the weekend, involved a flotilla of 10 coast guard patrol boats and four aircraft.

The coast guard located the drugs Monday in a cave on uninhabited Piperi, near the northwestern island of Alonnisos. where the gang had cached them.