Coast Guard Cutter Tampa offloads $94.6M in cocaine in Miami

April 20, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Tampa’s crew offloaded approximately 5,500 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $94.6 million, in Miami, Tuesday, after interdicting a low profile vessel off the coast of Punta Gallinas, Colombia. A maritime patrol flight spotted the vessel on April 9, and a law enforcement team from the cutter detained three suspects and discovered 87…

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USCGC Legare Offloads Cocaine & Marijuana in Miami

August 5, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Legare’s (WMEC 912) crew offloaded nearly 5,000 pounds of interdicted contraband, worth an estimated $25.7 million, Wednesday, at Port Everglades. The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC 1116) crew interdicted nearly 1,100 pounds of cocaine, and the Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Shamal (PC 13) crew with embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET)…

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