USCGC Active Offloads Cocaine at Broadway Pier

May 19, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego, Wednesday. The drugs, worth an estimated $220 million, were seized in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean during April and May. They represent four suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central, and South America…

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USCGC Steadfast Home from Drug Patrol

October 8, 2020 – The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) returned home Sunday following a 57-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Steadfast travelled more than 10,000 miles while conducting law enforcement, search-and-rescue and marine life protection operations. During their deployment, Steadfast crews boarded five suspected smuggling vessels, seizing 3,905 pounds of pure cocaine worth…

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