Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 151 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 14. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew repatriated 60 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated 45 Cuban migrants, and the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of 10 separate migrant interdictions...

Coast Guard, CBP seize $1.42 million dollars in cocaine aboard Isleño ferry in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, CBP seize $1.42 million dollars in cocaine aboard Isleño ferry in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection law enforcement personnel seized approximately 125 pounds of cocaine July 22, 2016 aboard the Isleño ferry in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection law enforcement personnel seized approximately 125 pounds of cocaine Friday morning aboard the Isleño ferry in Fajardo, Puerto...

Coast Guard offloads $5 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard offloads $5 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Coast Guard law enforcement officers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator offload approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine worth $5 million estimated wholesale value at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida, Monday, July 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) TAMPA – The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine Monday worth...

Coast Guard repatriates 33 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 33 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriated 12 Cuban migrants Tuesday and another 21 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. These repatriations are a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these sea voyages from ending...

Coast Guard continues search for possible survivors of capsized vessel off the British Virgin Islands

Coast Guard continues search for possible survivors of capsized vessel off the British Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search by air and sea Friday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant vessel in waters between the British Virgin Islands and the Caribbean island of Saint Maarten. As of 12 p.m. Friday, since the initial notification and start of the search Wednesday, Coast Guard aircraft and the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez have collectively...

Coast Guard issues notice of violation for rail jumpers on Seattle passenger vessel

Coast Guard issues notice of violation for rail jumpers on Seattle passenger vessel
A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle conducts an early morning escort of a Washington State Ferry. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Kellogg) SEATTLE- The captain of the port, Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, issued two notices of violation, Wednesday, with proposed penalties of $2,500 each to two men who intentionally jumped off the passenger vessel,...

Coast Guard apprehends 3 Dominicans in drug smuggling attempt off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard apprehends 3 Dominicans in drug smuggling attempt off Puerto Rico
A boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon’s small boat is on scene with a suspected drug smuggling vessel with three Dominican men onboard June 23, 2016(U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard transferred custody of three Dominican men suspected of drug smuggling to federal law enforcement officers Sunday, following the interdiction of a  go-fast boat June...

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriates 50 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriates 50 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. The 50 migrants repatriated were a result of five separate interdictions of chugs, or rustic vessels, in the Florida Straits in the last week. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally, they are risking their lives with very...

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriates 63 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriates 63 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriated 59 Cuban migrants Thursday, and four Cuban migrants from the American Shoal Lighthouse case Friday, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. The 59 migrants repatriated were a result of five separate interdictions of chugs, or rustic vessels, in the Florida Straits since Saturday. “We continue to stress that safety of life at sea is our...