Tuesday, February 22, 2022

USCG unloads $1b in drugs

The haul is a new record for a 90 day patrol.
U.S. Coast Guard crews from nine ships seized 54,500 pounds of cocaine and 15,800 pounds of pot, worth about $1.06 billion, in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. The Cutter James set a record for the largest single cocaine interdiction at 10,915 pounds, worth $206m.