Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads $504 million in drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads $504 million in drugs
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton’s (WMSL 753) crew poses with approximately 26,250 pounds of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, Nov. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI— Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton’s crew offloaded approximately 26,250 pounds of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $504 million,...

Coast Guard transfers custody of 3 smugglers, $3.75 million in cocaine

Coast Guard transfers custody of 3 smugglers, $3.75 million in cocaine
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transfers custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine to federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico Nov. 1, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transferred custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine Monday to federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard offloads $3.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $3.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded $3.5 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of 3 suspected smugglers in San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 29, 2021. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded $3.5 million in cocaine Friday and transferred custody of three smugglers to federal agents in San...

Coast Guard nabs 2 smugglers, seize $7.5 million in cocaine

Coast Guard nabs 2 smugglers, seize $7.5 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore interdicted a drug smuggling go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea with 250 kilograms of cocaine and the crew apprehended two smugglers Sept. 25, 2021, in waters south of the Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded approximately 250 kilograms cocaine...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns home after 80-day Eastern Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns home after 80-day Eastern Pacific patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Northland interdicts a low-profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in August 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) returned to Portsmouth Monday, following an 80-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the Coast Guard Eleventh District and Joint Interagency Task Force South. The Northland’s crew patrolled...

Coast Guard offloads $51 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $51 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday, following the disruption of a smuggling attempt by Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics
Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew with 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload in Coast Guard history. The Coast Guard’s strong...

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane interdicts $16 million worth of drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane interdicts $16 million worth of drugs
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane conduct sunset flight operations with an MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned home to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 72-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Sunday. The Harriet Lane’s crew performed counter-drug and...

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Joseph Tezanos offloads nearly $15 million in cocaine and transfers custody of two suspected smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan July 12, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew offloaded nearly $15 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of two male smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday,...