Coast Guard offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer stands next to approximately 10 tons of seized contraband prior to disposition at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Brandon Murray MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer offloaded approximately 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin Tuesday in Port Everglades...

Coast Guard to offload approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard to offload approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
Over 2200 kilograms of seized contraband lie on Coast Guard Cutter Spencer’s flight deck with an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard HITRON Jacksonville, FL. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Timothy Midas. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer is scheduled to offload approximately 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin this morning in Port Everglades worth...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers assist the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Holland crew, Dutch Marines and Red Cross members October 12, 2016, to load supplies for the World Food Program at the Haitian Coast Guard station in Les Cayes. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supported disaster response efforts Wednesday in Les Cayes, Haiti. Cutter Thetis crewmembers assisted...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton provides disaster relief to Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton provides disaster relief to Haiti
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Joint Task Force Matthew provided relief supplies and conducted post-storm damage assessment flights for Jeremie, Haiti, on Saturday following a direct impact to the area by Hurricane Matthew. A Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron Jacksonville MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew embarked on the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton conducted post-storm damage assessment...

Coast Guard offloads 25 tons of cocaine seized in Eastern Pacific

Coast Guard offloads 25 tons of cocaine seized in Eastern Pacific
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf offloads more than 25 tons of cocaine in San Diego on Nov. 19, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded more than 25 tons of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean drug transit zone off the coast of Central and South America. The contraband, hauled from the decks of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home after seizing $140 million of cocaine in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home after seizing $140 million of cocaine in Pacific Ocean
The embarked helicopter crew who were essential to mission success by stopping non-compliant vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Anderson. KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returned home to Key West, Florida, Sunday after an exciting and eventful 65-day patrol operating off the coast of Central and South America. Thetis, a 270 foot cutter based...

Coast Guard convenes general court-martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexually assault

Coast Guard convenes general court-martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexually assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Atlantic Area is scheduled to convene a general court-martial at Coast Guard Sector Key West in Key West, Florida Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015 for a Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault. Petty Officer 3rd Class Edwin R. Angulo, 26, is accused of the violating Article 120 (2 specifications of sexual assault) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice: Vice Adm. William Lee,...

Coast Guard petty officer to face court martial for sexual assault

Coast Guard petty officer to face court martial for sexual assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guardsmen accused of sexual assault will face a general court-martial expected to begin on March 2, 2015 in Key West, Florida. The decision by Vice Adm. William Lee, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, is based on the recommendation of an Article 32 hearing held on Nov. 14, 2014. The investigating officer found that reasonable grounds exist to try Petty Officer 3rd class...

Seven crewmembers rescued, 100-foot coastal freighter sinks near Cap Haitien, Haiti

Seven crewmembers rescued, 100-foot coastal freighter sinks near Cap Haitien, Haiti
MIAMI — Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center in Miami received a report from a tug stating they heard a distress call from a vessel claiming to be taking on water off the coast of Great Inagua, Bahamas. A Coast...