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Risking Their Lives to STOP smugglers

Coast Guard arrests drug smugglers3 2019

Member of the Coast Guard leaps onto a homemade sub-boat to make an arrest of drug smugglers (Photo Coast Guard)

Bales of Cocaine seized

Boat seized after the arrests (Photos by U.S.Coast Guard)

Not enough credit is given to our Law Enforcers, Military and especially our Coast Guard.  They are trying their best to keep harmful drug runs and smugglers away from our shores. Their apprehensions of these criminals keep thousands more Americans from dying from these dangerous drugs.  The Coast Guard is truly a group of dedicated heroes.

The greed and delivery by those who market these drugs to our people come in the most unusual forms.  See below a video of a brave Coast Guard member trying to get a specially made boat to surface.  He is yelling over and over a command, that in English means,  “Raise your boat now!!!”   At his own peril, the Coast Guardsman jumped on the top of the vessel to make the arrests of five smugglers.   Below is the Coast Guard report:

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro stopped the alleged smugglers in the eastern Pacific Ocean on June 18, according to a press release.  Five people were detained and an estimated 17,000 pounds of cocaine were seized in the operation. The sub, which the Coast Guard characterized as “a purpose build smuggling vessel,” was “designed to hold large quantities of contraband while evading detection by law enforcement authorities,” the Coast Guard said.  Coast Guard officials on Thursday offloaded some $569 million worth of drugs, including 39 tons of cocaine and 1,000 pounds of marijuana — at San Diego’s Naval Air Station North Island that had been seized from 14 vessels off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America since May.   (Lee Moran of Huffpost)

 The next time you say your prayers, remember those who serve in such a dangerous way and prevent another assault on our citizens through illegal drugs.

Video below   (U.S. Coast Guard)  Click twice