US Coast Guard Offloads Over 11,000 Pounds of Seized Narcotics in Port Everglades

The US Coast Guard’s USCGC Escanaba offloaded over 11,000 pounds of cocaine, liquid cocaine, and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, on October 16 after a 65-day counter-narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean, officials said.

The coast guard said the vessel seized 3,250 pounds of cocaine, 440 pounds of liquid cocaine, and 7,700 pounds of marijuana during the patrol.

This footage shows personnel offloading the narcotics at Port Everglades. The drugs were believed to have an estimated street value of $85.9 million. Credit: U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command via Storyful