Seized cocaine

$24 million drug bust

What happens when the Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection and Royal Netherlands Navy work together? A $24 million drug bust. The multi-agency seizure of 1,517 pounds of cocaine – estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $24 million – all began with a suspicious go-fast vessel.

Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Kurt Michaelis

Sector San Juan is responsible for all Coast Guard missions in the Eastern Caribbean. From national defense and counter-narcotics operations to fisheries management and the protection of natural resources, the men and women stationed in San Juan have a slew […]