Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads nearly 5,000 lbs. of cocaine, marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads nearly 5,000 lbs. of cocaine, marijuana
Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew members offload about 3,900 pounds of marijuana in the rain, Aug. 5, 2020, Port Everglades, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Legare’s (WMEC 912) crew offloaded nearly 5,000 pounds of interdicted contraband, worth an estimated $25.7 million, Wednesday, at Port Everglades. The Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 20,000 pounds of illegal drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 20,000 pounds of illegal drugs
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew offloads more than 18,700 pounds of cocaine, nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana and 15 gallons of liquefied cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally) MIAMI—The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew offloaded more than 18,700 pounds of cocaine, nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana and 15 gallons of liquefied...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home after interdicting over 3,300 pounds of drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home after interdicting over 3,300 pounds of drugs
The Coast Guard Cutter Legare pulls into the pier at Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia, (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) Portsmouth, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, Virginia, after a 65-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Thursday. The crew of the Legare...

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Legare file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC-912) repatriated 22 Dominicans and returned one Venezuelan and two Haitians to a Dominican Navy patrol vessel Thursday near Samaná, Dominican Republic. The repatriation followed the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Tuesday off the coast of Aguada, Puerto Rico. Seven other Dominican migrants...

Coast Guard cutter returns to Virginia after rescue missions off the East Coast

Coast Guard cutter returns to Virginia after rescue missions off the East Coast
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare use a deployable small boat to assist the crew of a 438-foot liquid asphalt tanker while on patrol in the North Atlantic , Oct. 5, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned home to Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Monday, following a 12-week patrol in the North Atlantic,...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after successful drug-interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after successful drug-interdiction patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare stands on the flight deck of the cutter next to approximately $390 million total wholesale in seized cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, April 24, 2018. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned home to Portsmouth today following a 67-day deployment to the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Legare file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to Portsmouth on Sunday after completing a 45-day deployment to the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Unified Resolve. Operation Unified Resolve is a combined effort between Joint Interagency Task Force South, the Coast Guard and international partners in the Caribbean region to interdict vessels smuggling...

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket
Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard is assisting a disabled 356-foot asphalt tanker 210 miles off the coast of Nantucket after it reportedly lost power. The Netherlands Coast Guard called watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District at about 5:30 p.m., Thursday, and reported the Marshall Island-flagged tanker Asphalt Sailor was disabled with a crew of 17 aboard. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after patrol between Cuba, Hispaniola

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after patrol between Cuba, Hispaniola
A boat crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare gets underway between Cuba and Hispaniola during drug interdiction operations in April, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Legare) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to their homeport Thursday after a 35-day patrol in the Windward Passage, a strait between Cuba and Hispaniola. The...