DHS ReCoM partners, Mexican Navy thwart smuggling attempt at sea

DHS ReCoM partners, Mexican Navy thwart smuggling attempt at sea
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Customs and Border Protection and the Mexican Navy worked together to interdict approximately 4,600 pounds of marijuana and apprehend three suspected smugglers in international waters about 150 miles southwest of the U.S.-Mexico border, Sunday. During a routine flight, a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion observed a suspicious 35-foot panga with three people aboard....

Coast Guard and Customs disrupt two smuggling attempts

Coast Guard and Customs disrupt two smuggling attempts
SAN DIEGO — U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) crews work together to disrupt two marijuana smuggling attempts off the coast of California, Tuesday morning. The first event began at 12:23 a.m., when the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Edisto encountered a panga boat approximately 47 miles southwest of San Clemente Island. When the suspected smugglers detected the Edisto,...