The Coast Guard on Wednesday offloaded 6,570 pounds of cocaine in San Diego that was seized through multiple interdictions off the Pacific Coast from mid-September to early October.
Videos shows massive bundles of the drug being taken off a Coast Guard ship.
“I couldn’t be more proud of the hard work and dedication displayed by my crew, the crews of cutters Alert and James, and the men and women of the aircrews and support networks ashore,” Chris German, Coast Guard Cutter Active’s commanding officer, said in a news release.
“Their teamwork was key to successfully combating transnational organized crime in the drug trafficking zones over the past several months. Knowing that we stopped tons of drugs from reaching the our streets, and the streets of allied nations in Central and South America, makes the long deployments away from home worth every moment.”