Category: U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads 14,000 Pounds of Weed, 3,660 Pounds of Cocaine at Port Everglades

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear offloaded approximately 14,000 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $12.5 million wholesale and 3,660 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $50 million wholesale Thursday at Port Everglades seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Revenue Cutter Service, Precursor of U.S. Coast Guard, Fired First Naval Shot of Civil War 158 Years Ago

The U.S. Coast Guard has been involved in every U.S. military war since its inception as the legacy Revenue Cutter Service in 1790. In April 1861, it was Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane who fired the first naval shot of the Civil War while guarding the Charleston Harbor.

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies Interdict Hundreds of Migrants in Last Few Months Near Puerto Rico

The Coast Guard interdicted 66 migrants in the last 72-hours in five separate events near Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard, and federal and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico law enforcement partners have interdicted more than 380 migrants and stopped several narcotics smuggling attempts since October of 2018.