Coast Guard offloads about $300 million worth of cocaine, heroin in Port Everglades


WPLG—The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded about 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin Tuesday that was seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The drugs are worth an estimated $300 million wholesale. Coast Guard officials said the drugs were interdicted along Mexico and Central America by multiple U.S. Coast Guard cutters. Officials said the drugs were taken from 14 drug smuggling vessels. Below is a breakdown of each interdiction: •    The CGC Steadfast was responsible for...

Coast Guard drops off a few tons of cocaine, kilos of heroin at Port Everglades. What the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer arrived in Port Everglades Tuesday, it brought some valuables picked up by other crews in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Specifically, the Coast Guard … Click to Continue