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 rescues 6 overdue St. Lucian men off Martinique

Coast Guard rescues 6 overdue St. Lucian men off Martinique
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley rescued six St. Lucian men May 15, 2017 approximately 25 nautical miles off the western coast of Martinique. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley rescued six St. Lucian men Monday from the overdue 20-foot boat, One Time, approximately 25 nautical miles off the western coast of Martinique. The rescued...

Coast Guard offloads $30 million worth of seized cocaine in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $30 million worth of seized cocaine in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and multiple bales of cocaine to U.S. federal law enforcement authorities at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico Jan. 8, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 2,000 pounds of seized cocaine worth an estimated $30 million in wholesale value and transferred custody of four...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship MSC Divina passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship MSC Divina passenger
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 9:55 p.m. for a cruise ship missing passenger from the MSC Divina near San Juan. The missing was Jean Pierre Knorr, 74. “Suspending a search is never an easy decision to make and it’s one we take seriously,” said Capt. Robert W. Warren, Coast Guard Sector San Juan commander. “Our thoughts and prayers...

Coast Guard searching for MSC Divina cruise ship passenger suspected of going overboard

Coast Guard searching for MSC Divina cruise ship passenger suspected of going overboard
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is searching for a passenger from the MSC Divina cruise ship, who is suspected of going overboard early Monday morning in waters north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Jeon Pierre Knorr, 74, a French citizen was reportedly last seen by his wife at approximately 3 a.m. going out to the couple’s room balcony to take some fresh air.  The circumstances surrounding...

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to vessel fire off San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to vessel fire off San Juan Harbor
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard is responding Wednesday morning to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger/cargo vessel Caribbean Fantasy, approximately 2 nautical miles north of San Juan Harbor in Puerto Rico. At approximately 7:42 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a report of a fire aboard a Panamanian-flagged passenger/cargo ship carrying 512 passengers, including crew en route...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Donald Horsley in San Juan

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Donald Horsley in San Juan
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley salutes as the ship is brought to life during its commissioning at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico May 20, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard commissioned into service the latest fast response cutter, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117), during a ceremony at...