More than $211 million worth of held onto cocaine and marijuana was offloaded by the Coast Guard and Navy in San Diego Monday.
Around 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of cocaine had been seized by teams on the USS Gabrielle Giffords and three other Coast Guard cutters in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean among October and December, as indicated by the Coast Guard.
“At the point when you are covering a medication carrying travel zone the size of the mainland United States, each boat has an immense effect,” Lt. Jonathan Dietrich said in an articulation.
The LEDET 407, whose team is situated in Miami, was the wellspring of five cases including 10,570 pounds of cocaine and 4,100 pounds of marijuana. The Spencer made the following greatest seizures at 420 pounds of cocaine and 1,450 pounds of marijuana, while The Seneca held onto 350 pounds of cocaine in one case, and the Legare held onto 53 pounds of cocaine and 3,400 pounds of marijuana in another.
The Coast Guard’s opiates requirement groups are focused on transnational criminal associations that utilization international waters to get between supply networks in Central and South America.