Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection disrupt smuggling attempt at sea

Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection disrupt smuggling attempt at sea
SAN DIEGO — U.S. Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection (CBP) worked together to track and interdict a panga boat carrying approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana with three men onboard approximately 140 miles south of San Diego, Saturday night. A CBP Office of Air and Marine Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) and Coast Guard air and surface crews tracked the panga off the Southern...

Coast Guard, Customs & Border Protection nab drug boat

Coast Guard, Customs & Border Protection nab drug boat
LOS ANGELES – Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection assets joined forces to track and interdict a small boat carrying approximately 35 large bundles of marijuana with three men onboard just north of San Miguel Island, Calif., Nov. 14. While on patrol, a CBP aircraft spotted the suspicious vessel and began tracking it on the boat’s northern route. Coast Guard sectors San Diego and Los...