ALAMEDA (CBS SF) — A local U.S. Coast Guard crew is scheduled to return to Alameda Monday morning after a 140-day deployment.
The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics, Coast Guard officials said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop Up
The crew was deployed off the coast of Central America and South America in support of a drug operations task force.READ MORE: Hollywood Movie, TV Workers Reach Deal With Producers to Avert Strike
Officials said the crew was involved in detaining a number of suspicious vehicles and suspects and in the seizure of more than 12,000 pounds of illegal narcotics.
The crew is scheduled to return around 8 a.m.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data Error
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