Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns to Alameda following three month patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns to Alameda following three month patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf boarding teams interdict a low-profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, seizing more than 4,380 pounds of cocaine, Feb. 1, 2021. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned home to Alameda Monday following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. In January,...

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returned to Key West, Thursday, after a 65-day Caribbean Sea patrol in support of Coast Guard 7th District. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew returned home to Key West, Thursday, after a 43-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea. The crew interdicted three drug vessels and seized close to 6,000 pounds of cocaine with a street...

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home following 71-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home following 71-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane conducts a 71-day patrol in Caribbean waters. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 71-day counter-drug patrol Feb. 12. In support of the Coast Guard’s 11th District and Joint Interagency Task Force South, the Harriet Lane crew worked throughout the duration...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stops $215 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stops $215 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to Kittery, Maine on February 8, 2021, following a 63-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Noel) BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to Kittery, Maine, on Monday, following a 63-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after $10 million cocaine and marijuana bust

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after $10 million cocaine and marijuana bust
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer (WMEC 905) crew returned home to Boston, Massachusetts, Thursday, after a 59-day patrol. The crew’s seizure of 440 pounds of cocaine and 1,500 pounds of marijuana is valued at over $10 million and assisted in disrupting transnational crime organizations. “After conducting operations...

Coast Guard Cutter Active offloads $159 million of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Active offloads $159 million of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) members offload illegal drugs in San Diego, Dec. 15, 2020. The narcotics weighed over 9,000 pounds and value at an estimated $159 million. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) PORT ANGELES, Wash. – The Coast Guard Cutter Active returned to its homeport of Port Angeles Friday following a 46-day deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Dec. 18. Nicknamed...

Coast Guard Cutter James returns home from 52-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter James returns home from 52-day patrol
Petty Officer Third Class Sean Benhart conducts preventive maintenance on a MH-65 helicopter from the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Cutter James and crew returned to Charleston, Friday, following a 52-day counter-drug...

Cutter Legare crew returns home after counter narcotics patrol

Cutter Legare crew returns home after counter narcotics patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew transferred 19 suspected smugglers to federal agents at Port Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Dec. 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest). PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after an eight-week counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Friday. The...

Cutter Thetis returns home after counter drug patrol

Cutter Thetis returns home after counter drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ law enforcement crew interdicts a low profile go-fast vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Oct. 3, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew returned home Friday to Key West, after completing a 42-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew interdicted more than 4,500 pounds of illicit narcotics bound for the...