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The Bulger Mystique | Part 3

Law enforcement officials’ lament about an elusive foe: Where was Whitey?

Five years ago, on a cloudy April morning, federal agents barreled into a cinderblock warehouse in South Boston the minute the huge garage doors blinked open like two heavy eyelids.

Daylight revealed the booty hauled from the piers a mile away: 10 tons of marijuana. Valued at $6 million, bale upon bale was jammed into trucks gassed up and ready to go.

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