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Cutter Steadfast Returns To Astoria After Seizing Over $28M In Cocaine

(Astoria, OR)  --  The Oregon-based Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is back home following a 45-day counter-narcotics patrol.  The U.S. Coast Guard says the cutter returned to its homeport of Astoria Saturday after traversing more than ten-thousand miles.  Crewmembers seized one-thousand-675 pounds of cocaine with a street value of more than 28-million dollars.  Crews boarded a total of four vessels and detained seven suspected narcotics traffickers during the mission.

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