US Coast Guard Cutter Reliance interdicts $57 million in illicit drugs during Eastern Pacific Ocean deployment
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) poses for a photo in front of approximately $52 million in illicit narcotics on the cutter’s flight deck in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Feb. 13, 2024. Patrolling in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South, the Reliance crew stopped two drug trafficking ventures, detaining six suspected traffickers and preventing nearly 4,000 pounds of cocaine, and 5,400 pounds of marijuana, worth more than $57 million, from entering the United States. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Reliance)

Photo by: U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area |  VIRIN: 240213-G-G0100-1002.JPG