Coast Guard Cutter James returns home from 62-day counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter James returns home from 62-day counter-drug patrol
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter James and Tactical Law Enforcement Team-South (TACLET-South) remove contraband from a low profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter James) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James returned to Charleston Thursday following a 62-day counter-drug patrol in support of Operation Martillo,...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew stands aboard the cutter October 28, 2019 in Port Everglades, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez Fort Lauderdale – The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew offloaded approximately 27,300 pounds of seized cocaine worth an estimated $367 million and 11,000 pounds of seized marijuana worth an estimated $10.1 million at Port Everglades...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach Sunday. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for more than 32 hours and concentrated in an area of 1,164 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Palm Beach Sheriff Office...

Coast Guard continues search for downed aircraft east of Palm Beach

Coast Guard continues search for downed aircraft east of Palm Beach
A Coast Guard Cutter James crewmember  searching for the downed Piper Saratoga aircraft east of Palm Beach. MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search Saturday for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1106) and Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crews will continue to search during the day. Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard offloads 18.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 18.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
A pallet of interdicted cocaine being offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) by crane Nov. 15, 2018 in Port Everglades, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) offloaded approximately 18.5 tons of cocaine Thursday in Port Everglades. Worth an estimated $500 million wholesale the drugs were...

Coast Guard Cutter James conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter James conducts change of command ceremony
Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor, left, Capt. Jeffrey Randall, right, and Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, center, stand together after the change of command of the Coast Guard Cutter James, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter James conducted a change of command ceremony Tuesday at the Federal Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard offloads 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James takes a moment for a group photo before offloading in Port Everglades Thursday, May 10, 2018 approximately 6 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $180 million. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James offloaded approximately 6 tons of cocaine, Thursday, in Port Everglades worth an estimated...

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...