Coast Guard releases video of dramatic smuggling bust at sea

The 17,000 pounds of cocaine had an estimated street value of $232 million according to a spokesman with the military branch

The 17,000 pounds of cocaine had an estimated street value of $232 million according to a spokesman with the military branch

One of two Coast Guard boats seen in the video then closes in on the submersible, as two crew members jump on top of it.

Dramatic footage from a U.S. Coast Guard raid shows two armed officers jumping onto a moving submarine full of drugs and alleged smugglers in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

He added the Pacific region monitored by the Coast Guard is roughly the size of continental us, saying their mission was a lot like two police cars patrolling the entire country.

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Vice President Pence was in San Diego on Thursday as Coast Guard members unloaded the seized drugs.

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) crew members aboard the cutter's 35-foot Long Range Interceptor small boat supervising the intentional sinking of suspected drug-smuggling boats May 17, 2019, following the seizure of cocaine from the boats during an at-sea interdiction while Munro's crew patrolled global waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

He said self-propelled semi-submersible vessels are sometimes used by traffickers to smuggle drugs in the open sea.

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Five individuals were on board the vessel, and the Coast Guard seized around 17,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $232 million, the spokesperson said.

The crew of the Munro offloaded more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined estimated 569 million USA dollars, which was seized in worldwide waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

"It's moving pretty quickly and it's a high-speed evolution at sea which is inherently unsafe", Masson told Fox News, referencing the video.

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The US Coast Guard sets drug-smuggling vessels alight. In the video from June 18, members of the team are seen pounding on the hatch until one of the suspected smugglers emerges with his hands up.

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