The US Coast Guard just offloaded over $170 million in cocaine from drug busts

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Business Insider—Second Class Petty Officer Jonathan Lally/US Coast Guard Over $170 million worth of cocaine was offloaded in Florida on Monday. During multi-agency counter-smuggling operations in the Eastern Pacific, the US Coast Guard intercepted over six tons of cocaine. The Eastern Pacific and Caribbean basin are highly trafficked drug transit zones where cocaine is often smuggled from Central and South America into the United States. On Monday, the US Coast Guard cutter Tahoma offloaded over six tons of...

US Coast Guard seizes $87M worth of cocaine. A U.S. Coast Guard crew seized $87 million worth of cocaine in a 50-day counterdrug mission before returning to Washington state on Friday, according to reports. The 75-member crew on the cutter Active intercepted three suspected smuggling vessels, which disrupted the movement of nearly 5,794 pounds of illicit drugs, Fox 12 Oregon reported. The cutter...