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Attention family and employers of cokeheads; prices are going up due to Coast Guard seizing 1800 kilos in the Caribbean

While on routine patrol, Tahoma crewmembers detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew launched a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a small boat to the tanker. Coast Guard law enforcement officers seized 60 bales of contraband, which later tested positive for cocaine.

Murder USA: FBI Seeks Information on Damian Thomas Wanted for Murder of DeShannon Reid

Investigators believe Thomas shot and killed DeShannon Reid, 35, on April 4, 2015, on West 27th Street in Wilmington, Delaware. Thomas fled after the murder and has not been seen in the Wilmington area since.

Delaware Police Beat: Gunman sought in 7-Eleven Robbery

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. last night, Sunday, October 19, 2014, as a male suspect entered the 7-Eleven Convenience Store located at 2100 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE. The suspect then brandished an unknown type of handgun and confronted a 43 year old male employee. He then demanded money from the store’s cash register.

Arthur Caused Minimal Damages to Outer Banks; Governor Expects Rt. 12 Open in 24 Hours

The State Emergency Response Team continues to respond to resource requests and is transitioning into recovery operations from Hurricane Arthur, which has exited North Carolina waters and continues to make its way north. According to the National Hurricane Center, Arthur is the earliest hurricane to hit North Carolina since records began in 1851. The previous record was July 11, 1901.

“I want to thank our citizens and visitors for heeding our warnings and evacuating when asked, as well as the news media for disseminating weather and life-saving safety information throughout the storm,” Governor Pat McCrory said. “Although Hurricane Arthur made landfall near Morehead City as a category two hurricane, there are minimal reports of damage. Our teams have transitioned into the recovery phase and have begun damage assessments in the hardest hit areas.”

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 3 people 350 miles offshore by MV Bow Clipper

The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of three people Thursday who were rescued by good Samaritans after their 41-foot sailboat, the Elusive, was beset by storms in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 350 miles east of Virginia Beach.
Rescued are Larry Monesson, 60, Sean Monesoon, 40, and James Moore, 40.
The father of James Moore contacted Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders at approximately 1 a.m. Thursday reporting he received a message via satellite phone from his son. The message stated the crew of the Elusive were experiencing high winds, 25-foot ocean swells and engine failure, but were attempting to repair the engine and not requesting assistance at the time.