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US Coast Guard Sets Record for Drug Seizures at Sea Again

The United States Coast Guard has set a new record for cocaine seizures at sea for the second year in a row.  The Washington Post reports that the Coast Guard has seized more than 455,000 pounds of cocaine through Sept. 11 … Continue reading

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Giant Squid, Cocaine & the Footballer

Last week, Peruvian customs officials, in the port of Callo, found more than a tonne of cocaine in three shipping containers packed with filets of giant squid about to be loaded on board a ship bound for Belgium. The cocaine … Continue reading

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Update: José Fernández Had Cocaine, Alcohol in System During Fatal Boat Crash

Last month, we posted about the tragic death of Jose Fernandez and two of his friends who died when their 32′ open boat in slammed into a rock breakwater at high speed off South Beach, Miami, FL at around 3AM on … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Intercepts Narco Sub with 7.5 Tons of Cocaine in Caribbean

On the 221st anniversary of the founding of the US Coast Guard here is a dramatic look at the service in action. Narco Sub With 7.5 Tons of Cocaine Caught in Caribbean The Coast Guard caught a narco submarine trying … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Cutter Midgett Busts Midget Sub Loaded with Cocaine

The US Coast Guard Cutter Midgett recently busted a midget sub loaded with cocaine while on a cruise of the Eastern Pacific.    The 35′ long self-propelled semi-submersible was carrying 6,000 kilograms of cocaine from Columbia bound for the United States.  This was … Continue reading

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