In one of the excerpts, shore-shots show that suspected drug smugglers are dumping containers of cocaine overboard as their boat slips through the water on July 18th.
"The crew members detained the suspected smugglers and seized approximately 2300 kilos of cocaine from the ship," said a coastguard report Friday.
The total amount of smuggling comes from six suspected drug smuggling operations along with the discovery of floating "It was 26,000 pounds of cocaine that would not reach the main streets of the United States, and it also gives us the opportunity to get rid of cocaine in the middle of June. to be sure That we can continue to fight transnational criminal organizations that transported cocaine deep in the Pacific Ocean every day, "said kontraad. Peter Gauthier, Coast Guard Commander. "Because we know that with the supply chain of illegal drugs, there is violence, instability and despair at every step."
Coast Guard increased US presence in the eastern Pacific and Caribbean basins, which are considered hot spots for drugs outside Central and South America.