Coast Guard offloads $8.5 million of cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $8.5 million of cocaine in San Juan
Coast Guard offloads 302 kilograms of cocaine valued at $8.5 million, and transfers custody of two suspected smugglers to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico Jan. 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutters Mohawk and Charles David Jr. transferred custody of two suspected smugglers and $8.5 million in seized cocaine to federal...

Coast Guard, partners interdict 7 drug-smuggling vessels in the Caribbean

Coast Guard, partners interdict 7 drug-smuggling vessels in the Caribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations and the Dutch Caribbean coast guard interdicted seven suspected drug smuggling vessels over 10 days near Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico in the Eastern Caribbean. The collaboration between the federal agencies resulted in more than 3,700 pounds of...

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force federal agents at Sector San Juan, Oct. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor...

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded 62 bales of cocaine weighing 1,981 kilograms and one 28-kilogram bale of amphetamines at Sector San Juan Oct. 2, 2020, following two separate interdictions of smuggling go-fast vessels in the Caribbean Sea.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) cutter boat on scene with an illegal migrant vessel in waters south of Mona Island, Puerto Rico Sept. 17, 2020.  During the interdiction, the Winslow Griesser crew also seized seven kilograms of cocaine, which are estimated to have wholesale value of more than $154,000 dollars. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard offloads $176,000 in seized cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $176,000 in seized cocaine in Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard cutter Joseph Napier crewmember disembarks one of two suspected smugglers who were transferred along with eight kilograms of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement officials at Sector San Juan Sept. 16 , 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) offloaded approximately eight kilograms of seized cocaine and transferred...

USS Kidd, Coast Guard LEDET 401 seize $6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

USS Kidd, Coast Guard LEDET 401 seize $6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute offloads 225 kilograms of cocaine and at Sector San San Juan Aug. 29, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard, Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 225 kilograms of cocaine and apprehended three suspected smugglers following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast in the Caribbean Sea, Monday. Two suspected smugglers are Dominican Republic...

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million in cocaine in San Juan
A Coast Guard Donald Horsley crewmember helps offload approximately 150 kilograms of seized cocaine that were transferred federal law enforcement authorities Saturday, at Sector San Juan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of seized cocaine and transferred custody of three suspected smugglers...

Coast Guard recovers 11 bales of adrift cocaine

Coast Guard recovers 11 bales of adrift cocaine
Ten of 11 bales of interdicted cocaine in Puerto Rico (Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutters Paul Clark (WPC-1106) and Joseph Tezanos (WPC-1118) crews recovered a total of 11 bales of cocaine approximately 10 miles southwest of Desecheo Island, Friday. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located a debris field approximately 10 miles southwest of Desecho Island....