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 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 Vigorous returns home after interdicting more than $373 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returns home after interdicting more than $373 million in cocaine
A crewmember from the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous embraces his children July 11, 2016, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The crew of the Virginia Beach – based Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returned from a 55-day deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Western Hemisphere Strategy...

Coast Guard offloads $14 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $14 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloaded approximately 1,230 pounds of cocaine in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug. 14, 2015. Two suspected drug smugglers transporting the contraband were apprehended following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel Aug. 11, 2015, approximately 17 nautical miles south of Humacao, Puerto Rico. The suspected drug smugglers and the contraband were transferred to Immigration and...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following two migrant interdictions

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following two migrant interdictions
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 11of 26 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, interdicted at sea in two separate events Monday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will file criminal complaints Thursday in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico to prosecute five Dominican men travelling with one of the groups on charges...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable arrives at new home port

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable arrives at new home port
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable photo by PA3 Mike Lutz PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Cutter Dependable marked its official arrival at its new homeport at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Saturday. Dependable is the second of two Medium Endurance Cutters from Cape May, New Jersey to be relocated to Little Creek. The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrived in August 2014. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous crew receives new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous crew receives new commanding officer
Cmdr. Arthur Ray relieves Cmdr. Terry Johns as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous during a change of command ceremony. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Cmdr. Arthur Ray relieved Cmdr. Terry Johns as commanding officer of the Virginia Beach-based Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous during a change of command ceremony Thursday aboard the...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrives at new home port

 Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrives at new home port
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous marked its official arrival at its new homeport at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Friday. Vigorous is the first of two Medium Endurance Cutters from Cape May, New Jersey to be relocated to Little Creek. The Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is scheduled to arrive in 2015. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrived at its new home...