SAN DIEGO, California – The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded more than 14,300 pounds of cocaine seized in international waters Friday.
7.1 tons of cocaine! That's how much CGC Waesche's crew offloaded in San Diego today. Thanks to our partner agencies @CBP @DEAHQ @TheJusticeDept @DeptofDefense @DHSgov and other international, federal & local partners for helping to keep these dangerous drugs off our streets! pic.twitter.com/sBTHQqF5QS
— USCGPacificSouthwest (@USCGPacificSW) April 5, 2019
The cocaine was seized in six different busts from February to March.
According to a press release, the busts involved multiple agencies, including the Departments of Defense, Justice, Homeland Security, the Coast Guard, Navy, Customs and Border Protection, FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The press release does not say whether the busts led to any arrests.