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2013 Videos of the Year: Panga Interdiction

Panga Interdiction, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

Today brings us to video number seven and drops us in the middle of a Coast Guard law enforcement operation as a crew intercepts a drug panga approximately 90 miles southwest of San Diego, where 31 bales of marijuana were seized. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan.

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1,300 pounds of marijuana, 1 ton of cocaine, 10 migrants & 15 suspects

Packages of cocaine line the deck of Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau after the crew, working in conjunction with the Panamanian navy, intercepted and seized the contraband from suspected smugglers. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Co-authored by Lt. Kevin Connell, Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau. What have you been up to so far this year? Ask this question

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Midnight marijuana smuggling attempt halted

Two vessels used by suspected drug smugglers sit at the docks of Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach. The Coast Guard apprehended eight people and recovered nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana during two separate interdictions northwest of Catalina Island, Calif. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. Written by Petty

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Coast Guard seizes a ton of marijuana

CGC Edisto marijuana bust

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jetta Disco, public affairs specialist, and Lt. Ari Fitzwater, CGC Edisto commanding officer, contributed to this post SAN DIEGO – Click on the image to watch a video of CGC Edisto offloading a ton of marijuana seized 40 miles off San Diego last weekend. U.S. Coast Guard video by PA2 Henry

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itCG – drug bust, mishap drill, tactical boat training, Coast Guard Lady

Four of Santa's elves, (left to right) Pam Scholz, Tiffani Scott, Tammy Knox, and Lynn Stiles, all members of the Kodiak Officer's Spouses Association, haul presents from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. Kodiak-based Guardians have been bringing Santa to the remote Kodiak Island villages for 32 years. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st

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Guardians of the Week – Crew of the CGC Dolphin

Since June, the CGC Dolphin has made two drug seizures totaling over 2,300 pounds of marijuana valued at over $2 million. The cutter Dolphin, an 87-foot Marine Protector-class Coastal Patrol Boat (CPB) based in Miami, is quickly making a name for itself as one of the fleet’s most successful drug interdiction units. Dolphin’s busts would

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itCG-Marijuana bust pictures, fatal boat crash, marine safety, cruise ship medevac, Mississippi River closure

Post Written by Bob Hopkins Click here for a photo from yesterday’s itCG blogpost on the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous’ offload of 107 bales of marijuana weighing roughly 2,500 pounds and worth about $1.6 million. Guardians from Coast Guard Station Jones Beach aided in a multi-agency rescue after a boat ran aground in a marshy

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itCG-CGC Venturous offloads 107 bales of marijuana, two fatal maritime incidents

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous pulled into the Coast Guard base in Miami yesterday to offload 107 bales of marijuana weighing roughly 2,500 pounds and worth about $1.6 million. The cutter was on a routine patrol in the Caribbean last Thursday when a vessel failed to stop as ordered, launching a pursuit and a subsequent boarding.

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itCG-29 migrants detained, drug smuggling suspects charged, CGC Sycamore’s in Russia, CGA soccer

Coast Guard worked with Border Patrol agents yesterday to apprehend 29 suspected illegal migrants off the coast of Southern California. One boat made it to shore and six people were taken into custody by Border Patrol. A Coast Guard helicopter spotted a second boat offshore where it was intercepted by Coast Guard Cutter Petrel. The

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