Coast Guard offloads more than 19,600 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in Alameda, Calif.

Coast Guard offloads more than 19,600 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in Alameda, Calif.
A pallet of seized contraband is shown during a drug offload from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro in Alameda, California, March 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) ALAMEDA, Calif. ­— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana Tuesday at the ship’s homeport at Coast...

Coast Guard offloads 7,500 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads 7,500 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf offloads approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, March 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Magee) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego Wednesday. The drugs, worth an estimated...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after 52-day counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after 52-day counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant and crew returned to Cape Canaveral, Friday, following a 52-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During their patrol in the Pacific, Vigilant’s crew worked with several U.S. and partner nation assets, including Panama’s National Aeronaval Service (SENAN), Costa Rica’s drug enforcement...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns from counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns from counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned to Cape Canaveral Wednesday after completing a 48-day counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean. The crew of Vigilant spent 48 days patrolling the Caribbean, promoting maritime safety and security in support of Operation Southeast Watch and Operation Unified Resolve. The crew’s efforts focused on...

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. small-boat repatriates a group of 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat just off the Dominican Republic, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 28 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Sunday, while 20 other migrants were repatriated Oct. 12, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant embarks 20 migrants from the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez during a rendezvous in the Mona Passage Sept. 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) repatriated 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Sunday and Tuesday morning, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage in the...

Coast Guard, Columbia navy partner interdict 7.5 metric tons of drugs

Coast Guard, Columbia navy partner interdict 7.5 metric tons of drugs
A Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant Over the Horizon boat crew approaches a 72-foot motor vessel approximately 46 miles northeast of Panama, June 8, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies interdicted approximately 1,500 packages testing positive for cocaine on a 72-foot motor vessel approximately 46 miles northeast of Panama, June 8, 2020. While on routine patrol, a Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after 40-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after 40-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew stands amongst 6,800 pounds of interdicted cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida, June 23, 2020. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) crew returned home to Cape Canaveral, Wednesday, following a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Western Caribbean. During their patrol, the Vigilant’s...

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...