USS Rentz Seizes a Ton of Cocaine Worth $78 Million During its First Week in 4th Fleet

USS RENTZ, At Sea (NNS) (NNS) — Less than a week on station in the 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) the frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 2,123 lbs. of cocaine from a fishing vessel north of the Galapagos Islands last week.

The seizure is worth an estimated street value of $78 million.

Rentz is currently conducting counter transnational organized crime (C-TOC) operations as part of Operation Martillo which began in Jan. 2012.

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