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July 18, 2023
Coast Guard crew offloads more than $158 million worth of narcotics in 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 worth an estimated $158 million in San Diego, Monday.
April 6, 2023
USS Farragut, Coast Guard offloads more than $69 million in illegal narcotics
The crew of USS Farragut (DDG 99) offloaded approximately 2,314 kilograms of cocaine and 1,986 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $69 million in Port Everglades, Florida Tuesday. The suspected smugglers will face prosecution in federal court by the Department of Justice.
March 9, 2023
Coast Guard offloads more than $160 million in illegal narcotics
The crew of the USCGC Spencer (WMEC 905) offloaded approximately 4810 kilos of cocaine worth over $160.3 million in Port Everglades, Wednesday. Along with the illicit narcotics, eight suspected smugglers were apprehended and face prosecution in federal court by the Department of Justice.
Jan. 18, 2022
USS Milwaukee Seizes $22 Million in Suspected Cocaine
The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized an estimated $22 million in suspected cocaine, Jan. 7, 2022.
Dec. 9, 2021
Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless’ crew offloaded more than $148 million of illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Tuesday, from three separate interdictions in the Caribbean Sea, in the past two weeks.
Oct. 28, 2021
USS Sioux City Interdicts Over $20 Million Worth of Cocaine
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CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11), with embarked U.S. Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Detachment 102, interdicted over $20 million worth of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 19-20, 2021.
Sept. 27, 2021
Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returns from drug patrol
The crew disrupted illegal narcotics smuggling, seizing more than 5,000 pounds of cocaine that was offloaded in San Diego, Sept. 22. The drugs, worth an estimated $96 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico.
Sept. 16, 2021
USCGC Northland returns home after 80-day Eastern Pacific patrol, Miami drug offload
USCGC Northland (WMEC 904) returned to Portsmouth Monday, following an 80-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the Coast Guard Eleventh District and Joint Interagency Task Force South.
July 28, 2021
Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane Crewmembers Interdict $16 Million Worth of Illicit Drugs
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 migrant interdiction operations in support of the Coast Guard 7th District and Joint Interagency Task Force-South.
March 11, 2021
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Cutter Offloads 7,500 Pounds of Cocaine, Marijuana in San Diego
The drugs, worth an estimated $126.7 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean between January and February, representing 10 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America by the following Coast Guard and Navy ships: