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  • 18 March 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection (CBP) worked together to track and interdict a panga boat carrying approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana with three men onboard approximately 140 miles south of San Diego, Saturday night.   A CBP Office of Air and Marine Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) and Coast Guard air and surface […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Navy’s frigate HMCS Calgary assisted the US Coast Guard in stopping more than $1 million worth of marijuana off the coast of Mexico. As reported by U-T San Diego, two suspected drug smuggler aboard a 35-foot panga were spotted on Wednesday about 100 miles off the coast of San Diego. HMCS Calgary joined the pursuit […]

  • 21 May 2015

    The Royal Netherlands Navy intercepted a shipment of 6,000 kilos of marijuana in the Caribbean Sea. After a suspicious fishing vessel was spotted in the Caribbean by a USCG patrol aircraft, the Navy sent its patrol vessel Zr.Ms. Zeeland to conduct a routine inspection. Shortly after, the large amount of marijuana was found aboard the vessel […]

  • 24 August 2015

    The US Coast Guard offloaded nearly $600,000 estimated wholesale value of marijuana, a total of 650 pounds, at Coast Guard Sector Miami, Friday. On Aug. 3, the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable detected a go-fast vessel with suspicious packages off the coast of Jamaica. The men aboard the go-fast began jettisoning packages overboard after the Dependable […]

  • 2 May 2014

    Crewmembers at U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach are scheduled to offload 2,058 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated wholesale value of $1.9 million, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, today.   On April 23, during a patrol in the Caribbean, crewmembers aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter detected a go-fast vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 8 March 2016

    The Royal Netherlands Navy ship HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën seized more than 400 kilos of marijuana in the Caribbean last week. De Zeven Provinciën was joined by members of the US Coast Guard and the Belgian Navy Alouette III helicopter which is embarked on the Dutch frigate. The action was coordinated by the Bombardier Dash 8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    San Pedro-based fast response cutter (FRC) returned to its homeport on December 8 following a two-week patrol that included the ship’s first drug bust, the US Coast Guard said.  The crew of the recently commissioned FRC Forrest Rednour interdicted approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana from a suspected smuggling vessel on November 28 in international waters, […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Crewmembers of US Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, are scheduled to offload 254 kilograms of cocaine and 3,662 pounds of marijuana interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo worth an estimated wholesale value of $11.8 million, at Base Miami Beach, today. The load is a result of two separate operations which […]

  • 10 May 2016

    Dutch Navy’s air defense and command frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën (F802) intercepted 320 kilos of drugs in the Caribbean Sea between Venezuela and Jamaica. Four suspected drug smugglers were arrested during the operation. A Caribbean Coast Guard maritime patrol aircraft discovered a small, fast-sailing ‘go-fast’ vessel and informed the frigate. De Zeven Provinciën then […]

  • 9 October 2015

    In just two interdictions conducted in the Caribbean the French Navy managed to stop over 1,6 tons of drugs from reaching the streets. In an operation conducted on the night of September 30 – October 1, 2015, FS Ventôse, French frigate on patrol in the Caribbean, seized a total of 800 kg of marijuana from a go-fast vessel […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The crew of US Coast Guard Cutter Adelie interdicted an estimated 2,900 pounds of marijuana and detained two people off the coast of Point Loma, California, Saturday. The bust is the second interdiction of illegal drugs by Washington-based patrol boats within the last week. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish interdicted 24 kilograms of […]

  • 9 May 2014

    The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Charles Sexton and Paul Clark teamed up this week in the first drug interdictions performed aboard the 154-foot fast response cutters, seizing an estimated 2,100 pounds of marijuana and 35 kilograms of cocaine worth a combined wholesale value of more than $3 million.   The crew of the […]

  • 25 October 2013

    U.S. Navy landing dock ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) recovered a bale of marijuana Oct. 23 found adrift while conducting training exercises off the Southern California coastline. Pearl Harbor was conducting underway training exercises when crewmembers spotted a suspicious object adrift near the ship. Upon recovery and inspection it was determined that the object […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana with an estimated wholesale value of $3.5 million and detained five suspected smugglers during a drug interdiction in the Caribbean Sea, southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.   While on patrol July 8, the Coast Guard Cutter Northland detected the suspicious 68-foot motor vessel […]

  • 2 September 2014

    The crew of US Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin, homeported in Bellingham, returned Monday after a Pacific patrol to support counter drug operations off Southern California.   Terrapin crewmembers conducted a 42-day patrol totaling nearly 600 operational hours, completing 20 recreational safety boardings and interrupting the illegal flow of narcotics into the U.S. While working jointly […]

  • 3 November 2011

      The Mexican navy has recovered two metric tons of marijuana floating in the Pacific Ocean near the resort town of Cabo San Lucas… (msnbc) [mappress] Source: msnbc, November 03, 2011

  • 15 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) with embarked US Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team recovered more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana on May 2. While on routine patrol approximately 15 miles northeast of Navassa Island, an embarked MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the “Proud Warriors” of […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Law enforcement crews aboard the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Waesche seized more than 2,400 pounds of marijuana from a boat approximately 300 miles west of San Diego and apprehended three suspects Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, during a counter-narcotics patrol. It all began when a Sacramento-based Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft flying above international waters spotted […]

  • 29 September 2015

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant is scheduled to return to homeport Wednesday. Cutter Vigilant left Port Canaveral , Florida, August 9, to patrol the Western Caribbean where their primary mission was counter drug operations along with secondary missions of search and rescue and alien-migrant interdiction. Over the course of the 53 […]

  • 30 September 2013

    Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Bahamian Police Force Drug Enforcement Unit and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), located 67 bales of marijuana on Little Farmer’s Cay in the Exuma island chain of the Bahamas, Friday. The seizure is the second in a week and is a direct result […]

  • 2 June 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned from a Caribbean Sea patrol after seizing $2.2 million worth of marijuana and some 375 kilograms of suspected cocaine. USCGC Diligence returned to Wilmington on Wednesday after spending 65 days on patrol. The cutter’s crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) and performed several Coast Guard missions, […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guardsmen offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana, interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo and Unified Resolve worth an estimated wholesale value of $41 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., on Tuesday. In one case, a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, in […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from HMS Lancaster have dealt a further blow to the drugs trade after seizing cannabis and cocaine with a combined street value of £58m while on operations in the Caribbean. The two incidents came just days after each other – with Lancaster recovering cocaine weighing over 400kg and almost 1.2 tonnes of marijuana during […]

  • 10 May 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloaded over a ton of marijuana worth an estimated $2.4 million wholesale on May 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2,600 pounds of drugs were interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in April during a chase approximately 80 miles south of Haiti. Numerous U.S. agencies from the Departments of Defense, Justice […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offloaded 328 kilograms of cocaine and 3,100 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated wholesale value of $13.7 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, Friday. On May 22, crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear and Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant responded to reports from a […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    French Navy’s light monitoring frigate Ventôse recently intercepted a vessel carrying drugs off Dominica. With the help of US maritime patrol aircraft, the frigate was able to locate the suspicious Go Fast vessel on May 24 and engaged in pursuit. Along the way, the Go Fast vessel discharged bundles of its cargo, which the frigate collected, […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offloaded approximately 900 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of nearly $800,000 at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida.   The cargo was recovered from the water off the coast of Cap Du Mole, Haiti, after it was dropped from a go-fast vessel by suspected smugglers. The […]

  • 5 December 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard interdicted a panga boat with 201 bales of marijuana and two suspected smugglers aboard approximately 140 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday evening. After a Sacramento-based Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules patrol aircraft detected the 30-foot boat around 3:40 p.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Active launched an interceptor boat to investigate. A […]

  • 16 July 2015

    A US Coast Guard helicopter crew, working under the direction of Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, assisted in the seizure of 5,050 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of $4.6 million on Wednesday. While on routine patrol, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection maritime patrol aircraft located a 35-foot go-fast vessel transiting at […]