Coast Guard offloads $11.6 million of cocaine in Miami

Coast Guard offloads $11.6 million of cocaine in Miami
A view of 350 kilograms of seized cocaine offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, on Nov. 7, 2016. MIAMI  — The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 350 kilograms of seized cocaine Monday from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach. During an Operation patrol on October 27, a Joint Interagency Task...

Coast Guard offloads over $214 million estimated wholesale value of cocaine in Miami

Coast Guard offloads over $214 million estimated wholesale value of cocaine in Miami
A view of approximately eight tons of seized cocaine offloaded from Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber to Coast Guard Base Miami Beach on June 13, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall) MIAMI  — The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately eight tons of seized cocaine from the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Monday. The drugs were interdicted...

Coast Guard offloads $41 million of seized drugs

Coast Guard offloads $41 million of seized drugs
Lt. Michael Cortese directs the offload of seized cocaine and marijuana at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney) MIAMI — Coast Guardsmen offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana, interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo and Unified Resolve worth an estimated wholesale value of...

Coast Guard scheduled to offload $41 million of drugs in Miami

Coast Guard scheduled to offload $41 million of drugs in Miami
MIAMI — Coast Guardsmen are scheduled to offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana, interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo and Unified Resolve worth an estimated wholesale value of $41 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Tuesday. In one case, a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, in support of Operation Unified Resolve,...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offloads approximately $13.7 million of seized contraband

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offloads approximately $13.7 million of seized contraband
Crew members aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offload bales of seized marijuana at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, June 12. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney.MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offloaded 328 kilograms of cocaine and 3,100 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated wholesale value of $13.7 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach,...

Two people injured after boat hits seawall at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach

Two people injured after boat hits seawall at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach
Members of Coast Guard Base Miami Beach responded to a recreational boat that crashed into the wall surrounding BMB March 20, 2015.(U.S. Coast Guard photo)MIAMI — Two boaters were seriously injured when a recreational boat hit the seawall at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, Friday morning. Coast Guard crews from Base Miami Beach and Coast Guard Station Miami Beach responded, along with Miami...

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offloads $3.7 million worth of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offloads $3.7 million worth of marijuana
MIAMI – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offloaded approximately 4,100 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of $3.7 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Wednesday. While on a routine patrol, a Joint Interagency Task Force South maritime patrol aircraft detected a suspicious go-fast vessel south of Jamaica. The crew aboard the aircraft notified the crew of the Paul...

9 suspected migrants rescued in water near Turkey Point

9 suspected migrants rescued in water near Turkey Point
MIAMI — Nine suspected migrants were rescued Monday in the water near Turkey Point in Biscayne Bay, Florida as Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to search for two people in the water. The crew aboard the tug boat Eagle notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a man in the water clinging to debris shortly after 10 a.m. Monday. A MH-65 Helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, partner agencies gear up for Columbus Day in South Florida

 Coast Guard, partner agencies gear up for Columbus Day in South Florida
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner state and local agencies held a Columbus Day weekend boating safety press conference at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach Friday stressing the importance of boating safely and a regulated navigation area which will be in effect for Columbus Day weekend. Agency leaders discussed the importance of boating safety ahead of the upcoming Columbus Day weekend – one of the...