Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast offloads $158 million of drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast offloads $158 million of drugs
Crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) stack interdicted, illegal drugs on the flight deck of the cutter as they prepare to offload in San Diego, July 17, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Uranga) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) offloaded more than 11,600 pounds of cocaine and 5,500 pounds of marijuana...

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returns home from counternarcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returns home from counternarcotics patrol
Family members reunite with Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) crewmembers after the cutter returned home to Base Alameda, California, following a 90-day counternarcotics patrol. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matthew Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) and crew returned to their Alameda homeport, Friday, following a 90-day counternarcotics patrol...

USS Farragut, Coast Guard offloads $69 million in illegal narcotics

USS Farragut, Coast Guard offloads $69 million in illegal narcotics
Members of U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 406 pose for a photo with $69 million in illegal narcotics aboard USS Farragut (DDG 99) in Port Everglades, Florida, April 4, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Rodriguez) MIAMI — The crew of USS Farragut (DDG 99), along with an embedded Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment, offloaded approximately 2,314 kilograms...

Coast Guard crew offloads $166 million worth of narcotics in San Diego

Coast Guard crew offloads $166 million worth of narcotics in San Diego
Crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche stack interdicted drugs on the flight deck of the cutter as they prepare to offload in San Diego, March 28, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Uranga) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) crew offloaded more than 6,325 pounds of cocaine and more than 13,220 pounds of marijuana worth more than $166...

Coast Guard offloads more than $475 million in illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $475 million in illegal narcotics in Miami
Bales of illegal drugs, worth an estimated $475 million, are offloaded onto pallets, Sept. 15, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. The illegal narcotics were offloaded by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912). (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) offloaded approximately 24,700 pounds...

Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in illegal narcotics in Miami
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloads approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $3 million, Aug. 30, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloaded approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana,...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns home after counter-narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns home after counter-narcotics patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) crewmembers are shown aboard an interdicted Low Profile Vessel suspected of smuggling narcotics in the Eastern Pacific, May 23, 2022. The Northland is a 270-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia and routinely deploys in support of counter-drug, alien migrant interdiction, fisheries, search and rescue, and homeland security missions....

Coast Guard seizes 168 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island

Coast Guard seizes 168 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island
Bales of marijuana seized by a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement boat crew lay stacked at Station South Padre Island near Brownsville, Texas, April 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard seized 168 pounds of marijuana Friday near South Padre Island, Texas. A Coast Guard Station South...

Coast Guard seizes 140 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island

Coast Guard seizes 140 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island
Bales of marijuana seized by a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement boat crew lay stacked at Station South Padre Island near Brownsville, Texas, April 14, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 140 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Coast...