Coast Guard offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer stands next to approximately 10 tons of seized contraband prior to disposition at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Brandon Murray MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer offloaded approximately 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin Tuesday in Port Everglades...

Coast Guard to offload approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard to offload approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
Over 2200 kilograms of seized contraband lie on Coast Guard Cutter Spencer’s flight deck with an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard HITRON Jacksonville, FL. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Timothy Midas. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer is scheduled to offload approximately 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin this morning in Port Everglades worth...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns after 73-day counter-smuggling patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns after 73-day counter-smuggling patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Alert file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to its homeport of Astoria Monday after a 73-day, counter-smuggling deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Alert completed a 13,740-mile patrol as a part of the U.S.’s joint military and law enforcement counter-drug task force which acts to stop the flow of illicit drugs into the U.S. The crew patrolled...

Coast Guard offloads more than 6,500 pounds of cocaine seized in Eastern Pacific

Coast Guard offloads more than 6,500 pounds of cocaine seized in Eastern Pacific
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active offload pallets of cocaine in San Diego, Oct. 25, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active offloaded approximately 6,570 pounds of cocaine in San Diego, Wednesday. The seized drugs were the result of multiple interdictions conducted by multiple Coast Guard crews in the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard schedule to participate in annual Rose Festival in Portland

Coast Guard schedule to participate in annual Rose Festival in Portland
Coast Guard File Photo by Petty Officer Shawn Eggert PORTLAND, Ore. – Three Coast Guard cutter crews and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are scheduled to participate in the annual Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week, June 7 to 11. The Coast Guard Cutters Alert, Bluebell and Orcas are participating in the annual Parade of Ships and will be open for free public tours while the helicopter crew will conduct...

Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman guards pallets of cocaine prior to offloading them at Naval Base San Diego on August 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman offloaded approximately 11 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized a combined total...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns to Astoria following largest drug seizure since 2009

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns to Astoria following largest drug seizure since 2009
Cutter Alert with 3.3 tons of cocaine neatly piled on the flight deck . Coast Guard photo by CGC Alert ASTORIA, Oregon — Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to its homeport Sunday after a record seizure of cocaine and apprehension of smugglers during its 53-day counter-drug patrol that spanned 12,500 miles in the Eastern Pacific. Alert interdicted four “go-fast” boats carrying 2,977 kilograms...

Coast Guard suspends search after fisherman located 60 miles offshore of Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search after fisherman located 60 miles offshore of Westport, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman after the fisherman contacted the Coast Guard and confirmed he was safe and headed back to Westport, Thursday. The Coast Guard has recalled assets involved in the search, which included the crews of Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles, the Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 210-foot Medium...

Coast Guard looking for possible overdue fisherman offshore Washington coast

Coast Guard looking for possible overdue fisherman offshore Washington coast
The 59-foot fishing vessel the Pacific Rim. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Kevin Marks.) SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel are looking for a fisherman after receiving a report he was overdue from a week-long fishing trip offshore the Washington coast, Wednesday. The Coast Guard has diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles,...