Cutter Stratton returns home after interdicting $350 million of cocaine and heroin

Cutter Stratton returns home after interdicting $350 million of cocaine and heroin
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) ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returned to Coast Guard Island following a deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean for a 75-day counterdrug patrol, Saturday. Stratton’s crew...

Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement interdict drug smuggling go-fast, apprehend 3 smugglers

Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement interdict drug smuggling go-fast, apprehend 3 smugglers
Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement partners seized 151 kilograms of cocaine, 740 grams of heroin, a go-fast vessel and detained three suspected smugglers June 26, 2017 off the coast of Loiza, Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement partners seized 151 kilograms of cocaine, 740 grams of heroin, a go-fast vessel and detained three...

Coast Guard and CBIG authorities nab 6 smugglers, seize vessel, $8 million dollar cocaine shipment

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities, working in support of the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), arrested six Dominican smugglers, seized a boat and approximately 330 kilograms of cocaine and over one kilogram of heroin Monday, approximately 50 nautical miles north-northwest off the coast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard captures 6 smugglers, seize $3.2 million dollar cocaine and heroin shipment off Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities, working in support of the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), arrested six Dominican smugglers, seizing a boat and a drug shipment of approximately 322 pounds of cocaine and 19 pounds of heroin during a maritime interdiction Thursday evening off the northern coast of Dorado, Puerto Rico. The drug shipment...

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Drug-Laden Semi-Sub

ALAMEDA, Calif.— More than 4,500 kilograms of illegal narcotics were removed from a semi-submersible vessel in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, by crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis and other U.S. law enforcement agency personnel, with assistance from Guatemalan authorities Saturday following the seizure of the low-profile smuggling vessel by the Jarvis last week.

Coast Guard Confiscates 1,511 Pounds of Cocain, 17 Pounds of Heroin

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Coast Guard personnel, working with their partners in the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG), Puerto Rico made a drug interdiction in the Mona Passage Friday, May 23, 2008, detaining two drug smugglers and seizing approximately 1,511 pounds of cocaine and 17 pounds of heroin (approximately 600 kilos of drugs). The cases of the two drug smugglers, Josué Alberto...