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Coast Guard ships 18 tons of seized cocaine to San Diego

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    In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, prepare to offload approximately 18 tons of cocaine at 10th Ave. Marine Terminal in San Diego today.

SAN DIEGO >> A U.S. Coast Guard cutter has brought approximately 18 tons of seized cocaine to San Diego.

The drugs brought ashore today from the cutter Waesche were seized by the crews of eight Coast Guard cutters in the Eastern Pacific from late March through this month.

The Coast Guard says it has been focusing personnel and resources on known drug transit zones in the Pacific during the last two years.

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