US Coast Guard offloads about 6 tons of cocaine at Port Everglades

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WPLG—The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded about six tons of cocaine Monday at Port Everglades. According to Coast Guard officials, the drugs, worth an estimated $170 million, were seized from six suspected smuggling boats that were interdicted by crews from three Coast Guard cutters between late July and August. "The countless hours and long days spent by our crews to stop these illegal smuggling operations is the embodiment of devotion to duty," said Cmdr. Michael Sarnowski, commanding officer of the...

U.S. Coast Guard offloads 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma offloaded 6 tons of seized cocaine on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 in Port Everglades. … Click to Continue