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 transfers 3 smugglers and over $6.6 million in seized cocaine

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers and over $6.6 million in seized cocaine
The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark crew offloaded over 236 kilograms of cocaine, valued at over $6.6 million, at Coast Guard Base San Juan March 12, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and an estimated $6.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday, following...

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,...

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 transfers 3 smugglers, $5.6 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $5.6 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez crew members offload over 200 kilograms of cocaine  and transfer three smugglers to federal agents March 2, 2021 at Coast Guard Base San Juan.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base...

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 crews seize $156M worth of cocaine

Coast Guard cutter crews seize $156M worth of cocaine
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. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf. ALAMEDA, Calif. – Crews aboard two Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters interdicted three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean between Jan. 26 and Feb....

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 cutters offload more than $330 million worth of narcotics

Coast Guard cutters offload more than $330 million worth of narcotics
The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC-903) crew approximately offloads 11,800 pounds of cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 8, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI — Two Coast Guard Atlantic Area-based cutters offloaded more than $330 million worth of illegal narcotics, Thursday and Monday, at Port Everglades, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The...