life at sea

Not Sailing

The cutters Munro and Bertholf intercepted three smuggling boats in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in the last week of January, seizing more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine with an estimated value of more than $150 million.

On January 26, Munro’s crew boarded a fishing vessel registered to a nation which has a law enforcement partnership agreement with the United States. Upon boarding, the Munro’s team discovered 1,300 pounds of cocaine within a concealed compartment.  Read on.