Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); K-9 Ricky and his handler Petty Officer 1st Class Jordan Brosowsky, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco (91105), conducts a sweep of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry terminal parking lot in Juneau, Alaska, March 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brian...

Families welcome home Cutter Northland after successful counter-drug patrol

Families welcome home Cutter Northland after successful counter-drug patrol
Crew and families happily reunite for the Cutter Northland’s return to return to homeport Jan. 28, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sarah B. Foster) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Families, friends and well-wishers welcomed home the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Northland Thursday following a 56-day Eastern Pacific patrol that resulted in a combined seizure of more than 7,500 kilos...

Coast Guard Cutter Mellon offloads seized drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard Cutter Mellon offloads seized drugs in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Crew members of Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Mellon offload 3,500 pounds of marijuana from the cutter at Naval Base San Diego, Jan. 8, 2014. The Mellon’s crew, along with the crews of San Diego-based Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter, a Sacramento-based Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft and a Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine aircraft, interdicted the marijuana...

Coast Guard, CBP interdict marijuana, methamphetamine at sea

Coast Guard, CBP interdict marijuana, methamphetamine at sea
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted 3,500 pounds of marijuana and more than 30 pounds of methamphetamine, and detained four suspected smugglers from a panga in international waters approximately 170 miles southwest of San Diego on Friday. A Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine aircraft operating in the region located a suspicious...