Coast Guard offloads more than $101 million in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard offloads more than $101 million in illegal narcotics
A crewmember from Coast Guard Cutter Northland offloads illegal narcotics in Port Everglades, Florida, Nov. 11, 2022.  U.S Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) offloaded approximately 5,363 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $101 million in Port Everglades, Friday, along with 11 suspected smugglers who were apprehended to face prosecution in federal...

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 Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers assist the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Holland crew, Dutch Marines and Red Cross members October 12, 2016, to load supplies for the World Food Program at the Haitian Coast Guard station in Les Cayes. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supported disaster response efforts Wednesday in Les Cayes, Haiti. Cutter Thetis crewmembers assisted...

Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy, U.S. law enforcement seize $24 million cocaine shipment in Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy, U.S. law enforcement seize $24 million cocaine shipment in Caribbean Sea
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 1,517 pounds of cocaine, a go-fast vessel and detained three Dominican smugglers, during an at-sea interdiction June 11, 2013 in the Caribbean Sea. The drug shipment is estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $24 million dollars. The interdiction was a result of an international multi-agency...