Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew responds to a surfer in distress off Maui, Aug. 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Maui) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners responded to several cases through the weekend in the Main Hawaiian Islands. Responders from Maui, Oahu, and Canada ensured the safety of four mariners in three separate cases. Coast Guard Station Maui,...

Coast Guard and Canadian team stop $29 million cocaine shipment

Coast Guard and Canadian team stop $29 million cocaine shipment
ARLINGTON, Va. – A San Diego-based Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) deployed aboard the HMCS Ottawa transferred more than 2,300 pounds of cocaine, wholesale value worth more than $29 million dollars, four suspected smugglers and the Costa Rican flagged fishing vessel Capitan Erson to the Costa Rican Coast Guard for prosecution Nov. 30. The Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team’s...