Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service
The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto sits moored at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, April 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto (WPB 1313) was decommissioned Friday after more than 30 years of service during a ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. The Edisto is one of the Coast Guard’s 38 remaining 110-foot Island...

San Diego Coast Guard and partner agencies seize 2 tons of marijuana

San Diego Coast Guard and partner agencies seize 2 tons of marijuana
SAN DIEGO — U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection worked together to seize almost 4,000 pounds of marijuana approximately 130 miles southwest of Point Loma, Calif., Monday afternoon. A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew first spotted a suspicious 40-foot panga boat with three people aboard off the coast of San Clemente Island during a routine patrol. Coast Guard...