Coast Guard to establish temporary regulated area for Blue Angels airshow near Naval Academy

Coast Guard to establish temporary regulated area for Blue Angels airshow near Naval Academy
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region is scheduled to establish a temporary regulated area Tuesday and Wednesday in designated waters in the Severn River and College Creek for the Blue Angels air show. The regulated area will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, which may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The...

Coast Guard returns 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 21 migrants Friday to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following an at-sea interdiction of a migrant vessel off the coast of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Eight other migrants interdicted in the group are facing potential federal criminal immigration charges in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley offloads $ 1.2 million dollars worth of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley offloads $ 1.2 million dollars worth of marijuana
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 573 pounds of marijuana Thursday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The offload comes following a recent at sea interdiction in international waters off the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The seized marijuana is estimated to have a wholesale value of approximately $1.2 million...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 18 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 18 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
Media members get video of over 18.5 tons of cocaine during a drug offload press event in Port Everglades, Fla., May 18, 2017.  MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 18.5 tons (16,856 kilograms) of cocaine Thursday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $498 million wholesale seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The drugs were interdicted...

Coast Guard offloads more than 1 ton of marijuana in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard offloads more than 1 ton of marijuana in Fort Lauderdale
US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence File Photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloaded more than one ton of marijuana Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale worth an estimated $2.4 million wholesale. The 2,600 pounds of drugs were interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in April during a case approximately 80 miles south of Haiti. Numerous U.S. agencies from the Departments of Defense, Justice and...

Coast Guard, Quad Cities partners to conduct full-scale exercise

Coast Guard, Quad Cities partners to conduct full-scale exercise
ST. LOUIS – Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River, Quad Cities Area Maritime Security Committee, local industry stakeholders and regional port partners will hold a full-scale Area Maritime Security and Training Exercise on Wednesday at the Scott Emergency Communications Center in Davenport, Iowa. The exercise goal is to test the region’s ability to respond together to mitigate a coordinated...

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg
Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon, an 87-foot Coast Patrol Boat offload 1,735 kilograms of cocaine and transfer custody of eight suspected drug smugglers Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Kelly Clark) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon offloaded approximately 1,735 kilograms of cocaine...

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in multi-agency training in Port of Portland

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in multi-agency training in Port of Portland
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard, alongside the Port of Portland and other Federal, State and local agencies, are scheduled to hold a one-day, multi-agency homeland-security-related incident exercise at Terminal 2, Port of Portland, Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. With exercise participants conducting operations on the water, air, and land, members of the public are reminded that...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida iare established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish security zones Thursday in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach. The security zones are scheduled to begin Thursday afternoon, and will continue until approximately...