$312 Million USD Worth of Cocaine Offloaded in San Diego From Operations Over Past 3 Months

December 18: The U.S. Coast Guard brought about 18,000 pounds of cocaine to port in San Diego Wednesday when they returned from a series of counter-narcotics operations at sea.

Five different cutter crews were responsible for the seizures, which took place in a portion of the Eastern Pacific Ocean frequently used as a drug-smuggling corridor.

[…] The cocaine offloaded at the Port of San Diego in Barrio Logan Wednesday was worth an estimated $312 million, officials said. It was seized in operations held between mid-October and December.

Crews with the Coast Guard Cutters Northland, James, Harriet Lane, Thetis and Bertholf were credited with the seizures.

Source: ABC Wate / KSWB

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