The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche on Thursday morning offloaded approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego. According to U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area’s Facebook page, several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the cocaine in multiple area in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from March through June 2017.
The drugs were intercepted in international waters off the coast of Central and South America by crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Waesche, Hamilton, Mohawk, Dependable, Valiant, Active, Campbell and Confidence.
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