Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Defense

Light it Up: Another Weed Ship Goes Up in Smoke

A cargo ship smuggling marijuana in the Mediterranean Sea was set ablaze in an alleged attempt by the crew to destroy the evidence, the second such incident in the last week.

September 11, 2013
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Navy

Royal Navy Leads Massive Drug Seizure Near Puerto Rico

The U.K. Royal Navy recorded its biggest seizure of illegal drugs in four years in an operation near Puerto Rico.

August 14, 2013
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Sunday, December 2, 2012
uscg cutter halibut
Collision

US Coast Guardsman Killed in Hit-n-Run Collision with Alleged Drug Smuggler

U. S. Coast Guard Boatswain’s Mate Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne died this morning from injuries sustained during a hit-and-run collision at sea while investigating a suspicious craft operating without navigation...

December 2, 2012
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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
USCGC Northland
Defense

USCG Cutter Northland Makes Huge Cocaine Bust

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Northland interdicted 3,532 pounds of cocaine from a 35-foot go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea March 3. Northland crewmembers confiscated 54 bales of cocaine, worth a...

March 13, 2012
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Thursday, August 4, 2011
USCG Diver Finds Drugs Payload
USCG

Canadian Drug Smuggling – USCG Not Protecting the Border?

(Dow Jones) U.S. Coast Guard crews stationed near an upstate smuggling hotspot aren’t adequately prepared to chase speedy, rogue boats they regularly encounter, according to a memo obtained by The...

August 4, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Drug smuggling submarine
Blog

Drug Smuggling Sub’s [Photos]

gCaptain has looked at the phenomena of drug trafficking submarine’s before (Link) but a new photo documentary from Time magazine shows these tiny cutter-evading devils in a new light. Take...

March 29, 2011
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Thursday, March 20, 2008
USCG

Coast Guard Interception Of Homemade Submarine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYTl3MH74WA The USCG has intercepted another DIY Semi-Submersible operated by drug smugglers. CNN tells us: In the past three months the Coast Guard has learned of more semi-submersible vessels smuggling...

March 20, 2008
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