Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon, an 87-foot Coast Patrol Boat offload 1,735 kilograms of cocaine and transfer custody of eight suspected drug smugglers Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Kelly Clark) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla....

Crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear returns home following 2-month patrol

Crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear returns home following 2-month patrol
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard Cutter Bear returned home Wednesday following a two-month counterdrug patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma recently took procession of the cutter Bear while the cutter Tahoma is in dry dock for planned maintenance. Bear’s patrol highlights include: Voyaging to South America in support of three...

Coast Guard Cutter Bear offloads $22 million of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Bear offloads $22 million of cocaine
  MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear offloaded more than 1,851 pounds of cocaine, with a wholesale value of more than $22 million, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Nov. 23, 2012. A U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment onboard the HNLMS Van Amstel,(Royal Netherlands Navy), assisted in recovering 42 bales of cocaine during a counter drug patrol in the Caribbean Sea. MIAMI...