In 2019, Kavaja, a crew member who worked on board the shipping vessel MSC Gayane as the ship’s electrician, conspired with others to engage in bulk cocaine smuggling.
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) crew offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Thursday, worth more than $228 million.
Sailors and Royal Marines have dealt a pre-Christmas blow to terrorists with a £3.3m drugs bust in the Middle East. The crew of destroyer HMS Defender pounced on a suspicious dhow as they swept the northern Arabian Sea for smugglers and traffickers.
AMO P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker crew assigned to the National Air Security Operations Center-Jacksonville was conducting maritime patrols when they located and tracked a cocaine-filled go-fast style vessel in the Western Caribbean on July 26.