Cutter Bear returns home after interdicting more than $140 million of illicit drugs

Cutter Bear returns home after interdicting more than $140 million of illicit drugs
Coast Guard Cutter Bear personnel offloaded approximately 2,300 lbs of cocaine worth more than $43.7 million at Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear (WMEC 901) returned home to Portsmouth Sunday following an 86-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew and a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew offload approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 in Port Everglades. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades. The cocaine...

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloads 21 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloads 21 tons of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guard Cutter Waesche crewmembers offload seized cocaine from the Waesche in San Diego on June 13, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Simpson. SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 21 tons of cocaine seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean from the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche in San Diego, Monday. An additional eight tons of contraband...