USCGC Bertholf Offloads Narcotics in San Diego

March 10, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Wednesday. 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…

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Vigilant Returns from Caribbean Drug Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned to Cape Canaveral, Friday, following a 52-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During their patrol in the Pacific, Vigilant worked with several U.S. and partner nation assets, including Panama’s National Aeronaval Service (SENAN), Costa Rica’s drug enforcement agency, a U.S. Navy Warship, and three Coast Guard cutters. Vigilant participated in a two- day…

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