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    Coast Guard intercepts more than 3 tons of marijuana off Southern California

    Coast Guard intercepts more than 3 tons of marijuana off Southern California

    Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell | Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 210-foot cutter homeported in Astoria,...... read more read more

    SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, CA, UNITED STATES

    03.31.2013

    Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell  

    U.S. Coast Guard District 11 PADET San Diego

    SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, Calif. - Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 210-foot cutter homeported in Astoria, Ore., recovered more than 3.3 tons of marijuana from the water approximately 90 miles west of San Nicolas Island, Calif., March, 31, 2013.

    The suspected smugglers jettisoned more than 245 bales of contraband after they were spotted by a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules maritime patrol aircraft.

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    Date Taken: 03.31.2013
    Date Posted: 04.02.2013 14:17
    Story ID: 104483
    Location: SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, CA, US 

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