U.S. Coast Guard offloaded thousands of pounds of drugs in Port Everglades


OVER THE HIGHWAY.
THE DRIVER OF THAT SEMI WAS
TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH THE DRIVER OF THAT SEMI WAS
TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH
SERIOUS INJURIES. TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH
SERIOUS INJURIES.
>>>THE COAST GUARD MAKING SERIOUS INJURIES.
>>>THE COAST GUARD MAKING
ANOTHER BIG BUST AT SEA.>>>THE COAST GUARD MAKING
ANOTHER BIG BUST AT SEA.
>>Samantha: THEY SEIZED ANOTHER BIG BUST AT SEA.
>>Samantha: THEY SEIZED
11,000 POUNDS OF DRUGS WORTH>>Samantha: THEY SEIZED
11,000 POUNDS OF DRUGS WORTH
HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS 11,000 POUNDS OF DRUGS WORTH
HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
AND LOCAL 10 REPORTER PARKER HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
AND LOCAL 10 REPORTER PARKER
BRANTON IS LIVE FROM THE PORT AND LOCAL 10 REPORTER PARKER
BRANTON IS LIVE FROM THE PORT
EVERGLADE WHERE THE DRUGS WERE BRANTON IS LIVE FROM THE PORT
EVERGLADE WHERE THE DRUGS WERE
OFFLOADED TODAY, PARKER. EVERGLADE WHERE THE DRUGS WERE
OFFLOADED TODAY, PARKER.
>>Reporter: THERE WAS UNIQUE OFFLOADED TODAY, PARKER.
>>Reporter: THERE WAS UNIQUE
BECAUSE IT INCLUDED THE U.S.>>Reporter: THERE WAS UNIQUE
BECAUSE IT INCLUDED THE U.S.
COAST GUARD AND TO TAKE BECAUSE IT INCLUDED THE U.S.
COAST GUARD AND TO TAKE
HUNDREDS OF POUNDS OFF THIS COAST GUARD AND TO TAKE
HUNDREDS OF POUNDS OFF THIS
VESSEL. HUNDREDS OF POUNDS OFF THIS
VESSEL.
WE GOT TO GO ON BOARD TO GET A VESSEL.
WE GOT TO GO ON BOARD TO GET A
MISSION HOW THIS OPERATION WE GOT TO GO ON BOARD TO GET A
MISSION HOW THIS OPERATION
WORKED. MISSION HOW THIS OPERATION
WORKED.
>>1 TONS SEIZED FROM COAST WORKED.
>>1 TONS SEIZED FROM COAST
GUARD.>>1 TONS SEIZED FROM COAST
GUARD.
WITH A SWEET VALUE OF $73 GUARD.
WITH A SWEET VALUE OF $73
MILLION. WITH A SWEET VALUE OF $73
MILLION.
THESE DRUGS WILL NOT REACH MAIN MILLION.
THESE DRUGS WILL NOT REACH MAIN
STREET USA. THESE DRUGS WILL NOT REACH MAIN
STREET USA.
>>Reporter: A MASSIVE AMOUNT STREET USA.
>>Reporter: A MASSIVE AMOUNT
OF DRUGS INTERCEPTED BY THE>>Reporter: A MASSIVE AMOUNT
OF DRUGS INTERCEPTED BY THE
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD OFF OF DRUGS INTERCEPTED BY THE
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD OFF
THE COAST OF MEXICO, CENTRAL UNITED STATES COAST GUARD OFF
THE COAST OF MEXICO, CENTRAL
AND SOUTH AMERICA. THE COAST OF MEXICO, CENTRAL
AND SOUTH AMERICA.
THIS STAGGERING SIEGE COMES AND SOUTH AMERICA.
THIS STAGGERING SIEGE COMES
FROM OTHER OPERATIONS OVER THE THIS STAGGERING SIEGE COMES
FROM OTHER OPERATIONS OVER THE
LAST SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS. FROM OTHER OPERATIONS OVER THE
LAST SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS.
>>UNDER THE DARK OF NIGHT LAST SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS.
>>UNDER THE DARK OF NIGHT
DROVE OUR BOATS, FLEW OUR>>UNDER THE DARK OF NIGHT
DROVE OUR BOATS, FLEW OUR
HELICOPTERS TO INTERDICT DRUG DROVE OUR BOATS, FLEW OUR
HELICOPTERS TO INTERDICT DRUG
SMUGGLERS OPERATING A VARIETY HELICOPTERS TO INTERDICT DRUG
SMUGGLERS OPERATING A VARIETY
OF VESSELS. SMUGGLERS OPERATING A VARIETY
OF VESSELS.
>>Reporter: THESE DRUGS OF VESSELS.
>>Reporter: THESE DRUGS
CAPTURED BY TEN DIFFERENT COAST>>Reporter: THESE DRUGS
CAPTURED BY TEN DIFFERENT COAST
GUARD CUTTERS. CAPTURED BY TEN DIFFERENT COAST
GUARD CUTTERS.
ON BOARD WHERE THERE WAS ALMOST GUARD CUTTERS.
ON BOARD WHERE THERE WAS ALMOST
40,000 POUNDS OF COCAINE AND ON BOARD WHERE THERE WAS ALMOST
40,000 POUNDS OF COCAINE AND
MARIJUANA INTERCEPTED ON 40,000 POUNDS OF COCAINE AND
MARIJUANA INTERCEPTED ON
INTERNATIONAL WATERS. MARIJUANA INTERCEPTED ON
INTERNATIONAL WATERS.
THIS OPERATION HAD OUTSIDE INTERNATIONAL WATERS.
THIS OPERATION HAD OUTSIDE
HELP. THIS OPERATION HAD OUTSIDE
HELP.
17 OF 18 INTERDICTIONS INVOLVED HELP.
17 OF 18 INTERDICTIONS INVOLVED
COLOMBIAN NAVY. 17 OF 18 INTERDICTIONS INVOLVED
COLOMBIAN NAVY.
>>DRUG TRAFFICKING IS A COLOMBIAN NAVY.
>>DRUG TRAFFICKING IS A
TRAGEDY AN THREAT AND TAKING>>DRUG TRAFFICKING IS A
TRAGEDY AN THREAT AND TAKING
LIVES AND TEARING APART URBAN TRAGEDY AN THREAT AND TAKING
LIVES AND TEARING APART URBAN
AND SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES IN THE LIVES AND TEARING APART URBAN
AND SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES IN THE
UNITED STATES AS WELL AS SMALL AND SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES IN THE
UNITED STATES AS WELL AS SMALL
VILLAGES IN THE AREA COLUMBIA. UNITED STATES AS WELL AS SMALL
VILLAGES IN THE AREA COLUMBIA.
>>47 SUSPECTED SMUGGLERS WERE VILLAGES IN THE AREA COLUMBIA.
>>47 SUSPECTED SMUGGLERS WERE
DETAINED IN THE PROCESS AND>>47 SUSPECTED SMUGGLERS WERE
DETAINED IN THE PROCESS AND
WHILE THE COAST GUARD CONTINUES DETAINED IN THE PROCESS AND
WHILE THE COAST GUARD CONTINUES
TO WORK CASES LIKE THIS ONE, ON WHILE THE COAST GUARD CONTINUES
TO WORK CASES LIKE THIS ONE, ON
AVERAGE ABOUT 17% OF DRUGS ARE TO WORK CASES LIKE THIS ONE, ON
AVERAGE ABOUT 17% OF DRUGS ARE
INTERDICTED. AVERAGE ABOUT 17% OF DRUGS ARE
INTERDICTED.
STILL WORK TO BE DONE. INTERDICTED.
STILL WORK TO BE DONE.
>>Reporter: AND EVENTUALLY STILL WORK TO BE DONE.
>>Reporter: AND EVENTUALLY
THESE DRUGS WILL BE OFFLOADED>>Reporter: AND EVENTUALLY
THESE DRUGS WILL BE OFFLOADED
FROM THIS VESSEL. THESE DRUGS WILL BE OFFLOADED
FROM THIS VESSEL.
SOME WILL BE SENT TO THE DEA FROM THIS VESSEL.
SOME WILL BE SENT TO THE DEA
FOR TESTING. SOME WILL BE SENT TO THE DEA
FOR TESTING.
OTHERS WILL BE DESTROYED. FOR TESTING.
OTHERS WILL BE DESTROYED.
AND THE REST WILL BE USED FOR OTHERS WILL BE DESTROYED.
AND THE REST WILL BE USED FOR
PROSECUTION AGAINST THOSE

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