Coast Guard rescues 4 from water near Miami Beach

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water near Miami Beach
Boatcrew members from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach rescued four people from the water in the vicinity of Card Sound Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued four people from the water off Miami Beach Thursday after their boat started taking on water. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach received a call at approximately...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for 22 year old man near Belle Island

Coast Guard, local agencies search for 22 year old man near Belle Island
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a man Friday approximately 500 yards north of Belle Island in Miami Beach. Missing is Tyron Robertson, 22. Robertson was on a 17-foot rental boat when he reportedly entered the water and failed to resurface. His girlfriend who was on the boat reported Robertson missing after they were unable to locate him. A 33-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard offloads more than $11 million worth of drugs in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $11 million worth of drugs in Miami
MIAMI — Crewmembers of Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, offloaded 254 kilograms of cocaine and 3,662 pounds of marijuana interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation  Martillo worth an estimated wholesale value of $11.8 million, at Base Miami Beach, Friday. On Sept. 3, a maritime patrol aircraft reported a suspicious Panamanian flagged sailing vessel southeast of Nicaragua....

Coast Guard to offload more than $11 million worth of drugs in Miami

Coast Guard to offload more than $11 million worth of drugs in Miami
MIAMI — Crewmembers of Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, are scheduled to offload 254 kilograms of cocaine and 3,662 pounds of marijuana interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation  Martillo worth an estimated wholesale value of $11.8 million, at Base Miami Beach, this morning. On Sept. 3, a maritime patrol aircraft reported a suspicious Panamanian flagged sailing vessel southeast...

Coast Guard repatriates 64 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 64 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Sixty-four Cuban migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events were Cubans trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.”...

Coast Guard medically evacuates male with leg injury near Nixon Beach, Fla

Coast Guard medically evacuates male with leg injury near Nixon Beach, Fla
MIAMI – A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, medically evacuated a male in the vicinity of Nixon Beach, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from a crewmember aboard a 53-foot catamaran, Mariah, of a 37-year-old male passenger who required emergency medical services after suffering an injury to his leg after jumping off the boat. A...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone after 190-foot yacht runs aground

Coast Guard establishes safety zone after 190-foot yacht runs aground
MIAMI — A safety zone has been established around a yacht that ran aground in Malloy Channel near Miami Beach, Florida Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received notification that the 190-foot motor yacht Unbridled ran aground with 14 people aboard at approximately 11:05 a.m. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach quickly launched a boat crew who assessed the scene and established a safety...

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 suspends search for 2 migrants in the water near Caesar Creek

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 migrants in the water near Caesar Creek
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 3 p.m. for two missing Cuban migrants in the vicinity of Caesar Creek, Florida, to Haulover Inlet, Florida. “Our Coast Guard men and women worked tirelessly looking for the two missing Cuban migrants; however, despite our best efforts we have been unable to locate them, and have decided to suspended the search,” said Capt....