PCU Midgett’s Second Major Cocaine Interception

August 15, 2019 – PCU Midgett (WMSL 757) interdicted a suspected low-profile go-fast vessel July 31, seizing more than 4,600 pounds of cocaine during a boarding in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. This was the second at-sea cocaine seizure made by Midgett’s crew within five days. Midgett’s crew seized more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine July 25 from a low-profile go-fast boat, the cutter’s first cocaine seizure ever since departing the Pascagoula, Mississippi, shipyard in June following acceptance by the U.S. Coast Guard. The two boardings resulted in…

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