Coast Guard offloads more than $92 million worth of cocaine in San Diego
Topics: COAST GUARD SAN DIEGO COCAINE
The cocaine, worth more than $92 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
The contraband represents four utter nsuspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions by the crews of three Coast Guard cutters off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America between late July and early October by the following Coast Guard cutters:
- Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC-630) was responsible for two cases, seizing approximately 4,000 pounds of cocaine
- Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) was responsible for one case, seizing approximately 1,500 pounds of cocaine
- Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) was responsible for one case, seizing approximately 1,400 pounds of cocaine. ■