ALAMEDA, Calif. (Meredith) – The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a seizure of more than 16,000 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

United States Vice President Mike Pence will attend the Coast Guard Cutter Munro's offloading of more than 39,000 pounds and 933 pounds of marijuana in the Eastern Pacific Ocean of drugs Thursday in San Diego.

The Coast Guard says the drugs are worth a combined value of $569 million and represent 14 separate suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions and disruptions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America by three Coast Guard cutters between May and July 2019.

Pence is scheduled to visit Munro and give remarks along with officials from the Coast Guard, Departments of Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Administration.

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Daddy

H3ll yeah, nice catch. Great job. Work those scumbags on that vessel for every ounce of information they can give.

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