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$40 million worth of cocaine offloaded by U.S. Coast Guard in Port Everglades on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

$40M Worth Of Cocaine Offloaded By Coast Guard At Port Everglades

Forty million dollars worth of cocaine was offloaded by the U.S. Coast Guard Friday morning at Port Everglades.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), shown here, is located in Doral and will serves as a hub for U.S. military coordination.

Four Killed In U.S. Contracted Counter-Drug Aircraft Crash In Caribbean

The deadly crash of a DH-8 aircraft that was monitoring coastal drug trafficking lanes in the Western Caribbean is being investigated by U.S. authorities.

CBS Miami–10/06/2013

Coast Guards Seize $27 million worth of cocaine.

Miami Coast Guard Seizes $27 Million Worth Of Cocaine

The Coast Guard is celebrating another big haul seized in the western Caribbean.

04/26/2013

CBP Agents helped to seize a go-fast boat carrying an estimated $242 million in cocaine off the coast of Panama. (Source: Department of Homeland Security)

Boat Carrying $242M In Coke Intercepted Off The Coast Of Panama

A go-fast boat carrying $242 million dollars worth of cocaine was heading was being intercepted in the open waters off Panama, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday.

CBS4–04/23/2013

Coast Guard members transfer bales of cocaine interdicted at sea from a go-fast vessel. 
(Source: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios)

$17 Million Worth Of Cocaine Intercepted At Sea

More than $17 million worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida or anywhere else for that matter after the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted the 1,400 pounds of coke from a go-fast vessel in the southwest Caribbean Sea.

CBS4–02/19/2013

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

(AP/Arnulfo Franco) File image

Coast Guard Makes $35 Million High-Seas Cocaine Seizure

Nearly 3-thousand pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $35 million, has been interdicted at sea by the U.S. Coast Guard.

CBS4–09/27/2012

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