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CBP-AMO P-3 aircrews and partners seize 11 tons of narcotics

WASHINGTON — CBP-AMO worked with their federal and international partners to seize 11 tons of narcotics (nearly 21,000 pounds of cocaine and 1,300 pounds of marijuana) in international waters between October 1 and November 17, denying transnational criminal organizations an estimated $396 million in proceeds. CBP-AMO (U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) Leer másCBP-AMO P-3 aircrews and partners seize 11 tons of narcotics[…]

CBP-AMO seizes 20 million of cocaine from a vessel near Guayama

PONCE, Puerto Rico — CBP-AMO (US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) agents seized Monday 1,987pounds (901.2 kilos) of cocaine from a vessel attempting to reach the coast of Guayama, Puerto Rico. The estimated street value of the contraband is $20.7 million. “Even as we mourn our fallen colleague, our determination remains steadfast Leer másCBP-AMO seizes 20 million of cocaine from a vessel near Guayama[…]

CBP-AMO and partners seize 3 tons of cocaine in one week

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (CBP-AMO) worked with their federal and international partners to seize 5,893 pounds of cocaine in international waters Oct. 6 and 11, denying transnational criminal organizations an estimated $111.4 million USD in proceeds. On Oct. 6, a National Air Security Operations (NASO) Center P-3 Airborne Early Warning crew Leer másCBP-AMO and partners seize 3 tons of cocaine in one week[…]

CBP-AMO seize over 77 tons of narcotics to date in FY22

WASHINGTON, D.C. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) worked with their federal and international partners to seize over 77 tons of narcotics to date in FY22. Concretely 121,667 pounds of cocaine and 33,226 pounds of marijuana was seized in international waters through the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2022, denying transnational Leer másCBP-AMO seize over 77 tons of narcotics to date in FY22[…]

USCGC Steadfast returns home after 55-day counter narcotics patrol

ASTORIA, Ore. — The USCGC Steadfast (WMEC-623) returned to homeport in Astoria following a 55-day counter narcotics deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean, on Saturday, June 18. The 210-foot medium endurance cutter and crew covered more than 11,000 miles conducting law enforcement and search and rescue (SAR) operations in international waters off Central America from Leer másUSCGC Steadfast returns home after 55-day counter narcotics patrol[…]

USCGC Hamilton and HITRON crews returns from patrol in Caribbean Sea

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and HITRON crews returned home Friday following a 12-week multi-mission deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The USCGC crew deployed in early March to participate in the Tailored Ship Training Availability, a three-week training program was testing the crew in naval warfare, damage control, Leer másUSCGC Hamilton and HITRON crews returns from patrol in Caribbean Sea[…]

CBP-AMO P-3 Orion and partners seize over 15 tons of cocaine

WASHINGTON D.C. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) National Air Security Operations Center P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early Warning System aircrews worked with Joint Interagency Task Force-South and international partners to seize 30,535 pounds of cocaine and 7,877 pounds of marijuana in international waters between January 1 and Leer másCBP-AMO P-3 Orion and partners seize over 15 tons of cocaine[…]

CBP-AMO seize 1.3 tons of cocaine in eastern Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C. — An CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) National Air Security Operations MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) crewed by AMO personnel and Coast Guard (USCG) members worked with Joint Interagency Task Force South and international partners to seize 2,646 pounds of cocaine and detain three people in the Eastern Pacific on Leer másCBP-AMO seize 1.3 tons of cocaine in eastern Pacific[…]

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