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Drug Seizure

Sacks of marijuana found on a vessel at Miami Seaport. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$4M Marijuana Seizure Is Largest Ever For Miami Seaport

More than 4,000 pounds of marijuana will not make it to the streets of South Florida after it was seized at Miami Seaport.

CBS4–03/05/2013

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Legare dropped off an estimated $24 million in cocaine to Homeland security officers in Key West on Monday, March 4th 2013.  (Source: Hand Out Photo/U.S Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Seizes $24 Million In Cocaine

While snow may be causing major problems in the Midwest, a different kind of ‘snow’ has fallen on Key West.

CBS4–03/05/2013

A half a million dollars worth of marijuana and one suspected smuggler were turned over to South Florida DEA agents on Saturday. (Source: Hand Out Photo From U.S. Coast Guard)

Half Million In Marijuana Turned Over To Feds In Key West

A half a million dollars worth of marijuana and one suspected smuggler were turned over to South Florida DEA agents on Saturday.

CBS4–03/03/2013

File image of Cocaine bales  (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Makes High Seas Cocaine Seizure Worth $100M

The U.S. Coast Guard has made a trio of high seas drug seizures worth $100 million.

CBS4–12/06/2012

Bales of cocaine were offloaded at the Coast Guard station Miami Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Seizes Nearly A Ton Of Cocaine

There was lots of “white powder” on Miami Beach Miami on Friday but it had nothing to do with snow or the weather.

CBS4–11/23/2012

WESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA – A Coast Guard law enforcement member inspects a go-fast vessel used by four suspected smugglers caught with more than a 1,000 pounds of cocaine worth about $13 million.  (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

Navy, Coast Guard Seize 1,000 Pounds Of Cocaine

Four suspected smugglers could run, but could not hide as the combined forces of the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy bore down on them in the western Caribbean.

06/21/2012

The Coast Guard seized approximately 600 pounds of marijuana and hash from a boat off Miami Beach.  (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

600 Pounds Of Marijuana & Hash Found On Small Boat

A little boat seized off Miami Beach over the weekend by the U. S. Coast Guard yielded a big haul – 600 pounds of marijuana and hash.

CBS4–05/09/2012

(Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection) More than 3,800 pounds of marijuana found in a container at the Miami Seaport on Friday, Oct. 14th.

$7.6M Worth Of Marijuana Seized At Miami Seaport

More than $7 million worth of marijuana will not make it to the streets of South Florida or anywhere else for that matter after it was seized at the Miami Seaport.

CBS4–10/20/2011

CBS4) Coast Guard personnel off load 7.5 tons of cocaine, worth $180 million, after it was confiscated from a drug sub found in the Caribbean.

$180M In “Drug Sub” Cocaine Offloaded In Miami

Fifteen thousand pounds of cocaine, worth more than $180 million, seized from a drug sub in the Caribbean, was offloaded in Miami Tuesday morning.

CBS4–08/02/2011