Coast Guard and Navy team seize cocaine shipment

Coast Guard and Navy team seize cocaine shipment
ARLINGTON, Va. — A Miami-based U. S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment and the crew of USS Gary (FFG-51) stopped a go-fast carrying more than 1,100 pounds of cocaine approximately 300 miles off the Pacific coast of Columbia, Feb. 23. While on a routine patrol, the Gary’s helicopter sighted a suspicious vessel whose crew began jettisoning bale shaped packages overboard. The Eleventh Coast...