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USCGC James offload more than a billion dollar in narcotics

MIAMI —​ USCGC James crew offloaded narcotics (approximately 54,500 pounds of cocaine and 15,800 pounds of marijuana) worth approximately​ $1.06 billion at Port Everglades, Thursday. The ship’s crew set new records during their 90-day patrol for the largest single cocaine interdiction at 10,915 pounds, worth $206.4 million, and the largest single marijuana interdiction at 3,962 Leer másUSCGC James offload more than a billion dollar in narcotics[…]

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard crews assisted three people aboard a sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston coast, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and lowered a dewatering pump to the 42-foot sailing vessel, Tybee III, crew to keep their sailing vessel Leer másCoast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast[…]

Coast Guard Cutter James offload approximately 30,000 pounds of drugs at Port Everglades

MIAMI — The​ Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754)​ crew offloaded approximately 23,000 pounds of cocaine and approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana, all worth more than an estimated $408 million, Tuesday in Port Everglades. The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and in Leer másCoast Guard Cutter James offload approximately 30,000 pounds of drugs at Port Everglades[…]

Coast Guard Cutter James seizes 3,100 lbs of cocaine from smuggling vessel off Central American coast

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter James seized more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine in mid-May with an estimated value of $53.5 million from a low-profile go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America. A maritime patrol aircraft spotted a suspected smuggling vessel and diverted the crew aboard the Coast Leer másCoast Guard Cutter James seizes 3,100 lbs of cocaine from smuggling vessel off Central American coast[…]

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