Hitron squad enables cocaine bust at sea
from The Maritime Executive
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Escanaba returned home to Boston on Saturday after a 62-day patrol in support of Operation Martillo in the Western Caribbean. Escanaba’s crew seized nearly 2,000 kilos of cocaine valued at $60 million while working with an armed helicopter interdiction tactical squadron and local Panamanian law enforcement.
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