Coast Guard offloads approximately 8.5 tons of cocaine

Coast Guard offloads approximately 8.5 tons of cocaine
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast prepare a pallet of seized cocaine to be offloaded at Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, San Diego, July 16, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast offloaded approximately 7,800 kilograms of cocaine, worth nearly $260-million wholesale, seized in international waters of the Eastern...

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in annual Rose Festival

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in annual Rose Festival
Coast Guard Cutter Orcas file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn PORTLAND, Ore. — Three Coast Guard cutter crews and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are scheduled to participate in the annual Portland Rose Festival and Navy Fleet Week, June 6 to 11. The Coast Guard Cutters Steadfast, Bluebell and Orcas are participating in the annual Parade of Ships and will be open for free public...

Coast Guard LEDET helps HMCS Whitehorse and Edmonton to get three drug busts in two weeks

Coast Guard LEDET helps HMCS Whitehorse and Edmonton to get three drug busts in two weeks
Three bales of cocaine are transferred from HMCS Whitehorse to a Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the United States Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast Photo: MARPAC Public Affairs By Lt(N) Paul Pendergast, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs Officer Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Whitehorse and Edmonton had a busy two weeks on Operation CARIBBE, making three drug busts during...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Astoria, Ore. – The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) returned home Friday to Astoria after a 60-day counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While patrolling international waters off the coast of Mexico and Central America, Steadfast’s law enforcement boarding teams intercepted...

Coast Guard offloads $721 million worth of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads $721 million worth of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton boarding team members guard 47,000 pounds of seized cocaine on the flight deck of the cutter in San Diego, Jan. 25, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow) SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard offloaded more than 47,000 pounds of cocaine worth over $721 million from the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, in San Diego, Thursday, which was seized...

Coast Guard Cutter returns home from 50-day patrol, interdicts $180 million of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter returns home from 50-day patrol, interdicts $180 million of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast boarding team members intercept a suspected Low Profile Vessel with approximately 3,203 pounds of cocaine onboard in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Nov. 30, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home to Astoria on Dec. 24 following a 50-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The Steadfast crew patrolled...

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 Stratton offloads more than 50,000 lbs of cocaine and heroin in San Diego

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloads more than 50,000 lbs of cocaine and heroin in San Diego
Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands in with Coast Guard men and women prior to a drug offload in San Diego, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard offloaded 50,550 pounds of cocaine and heroin worth an estimated $679.3 million at Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Wednesday, which marks a record-breaking year in cocaine seizures...