USCGC Kimball Offloads $223 Million Worth of Drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) crew offloaded more than 11,300 pounds of cocaine and more than 4,000 pounds of marijuana worth more than $223 million Thursday in San Diego. The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Central and South America, including contraband seized and recovered during eight interdictions of suspected drug smuggling…

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USCGC Spencer Returns from Deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after a 33-day patrol. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned to its homeport of Portsmouth, Va., Nov. 10. During the patrol, the crew conducted operations south of Key West, Fla., supporting efforts to deter illegal immigration and conduct safety-of-life at sea operations. Shifting gears halfway through the patrol, Coast Guard Cutter Spencer’s crew exercised their…

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CG, Navy Offload $211 Million Worth of Narcotics in San Diego

Coast Guard and Navy personnel offloaded approximately 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana Monday, amounting to more than $211 million from seizures in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The offload is the result of interdictions made by Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 407 (LEDET) personnel, who operated aboard the USS Gabrielle Giffords, and three separate…

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