Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A lancha moored to a pier in southern Texas after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews May 30, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection National Air Security Operations Center – Corpus Christi law enforcement crews detected...

Coast Guard offloads a ton of marijuana in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads a ton of marijuana in St. Petersburg
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crewmembers stand next to approximately 1 ton of marijuana worth an estimated $2.2 million wholesale value, in St. Petersburg, Florida, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute offloaded approximately 1 ton of marijuana Tuesday in St. Petersburg worth...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew conducts joint operations with Customs and Border Protection

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew conducts joint operations with Customs and Border Protection
A crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick conducts joint customs operations with a Customs and Border Protection enforcement officer aboard the cutters smallboat five miles offshore of Dixon Entrance Feb. 17, 2018.  Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick conducted joint customs operations with a Customs and Border Protection enforcement...

Coast Guard, Canadian partners seize marijuana near Alexandria Bay, NY

Coast Guard, Canadian partners seize marijuana near Alexandria Bay, NY
A Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, N.Y., boarding team conducts a safety boarding on a pleasure craft in front of the Boldt Castle along the St. Lawrence River. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read) CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews and Canadian partners from the Integrated Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations team, commonly referred to as the shiprider program,...

Customs and Border Protection, Coast Guard seize 368 rounds of ammunition bound for Guatemala

Customs and Border Protection, Coast Guard seize 368 rounds of ammunition bound for Guatemala
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and Customs and Border protection members inspect household goods boxes in shipping container bound for Guatemala in search of illegal ammunition in Wilmington, Delaware on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef WILMINGTON, Del. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Coast Guard personnel seized 368 rounds of...

Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection interdict 13 migrants near Dania Pier

Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection interdict 13 migrants near Dania Pier
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations units, interdicted 13 Cuban migrants approximately 1 mile off of Dania Pier, Wednesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a report at approximately 9:40 a.m. of a rustic migrant vessel near Dania Beach. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 25 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat Saturday, following an at-sea interdiction of the migrants in the Mona Passage. Five other migrants interdicted in the group are facing federal criminal immigration charges in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. A U.S. Customs and Border...

Agencies to conduct exercise aboard Washington State Ferry Chimacum

Agencies to conduct exercise aboard Washington State Ferry Chimacum
SEATTLE – Several federal, state and local agencies will be conducting exercises on the Washington State Ferry Chimacum Tuesday morning outside of Elliott Bay. Increased levels of activity will be noticed during these hours. Boaters and members of the public on land may see or hear training activity, including the use of blank ammunition. Although blank ammunition looks and sounds like real gunfire,...

Coast Guard, emergency responders, to conduct international mass rescue exercise in Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard, emergency responders, to conduct international mass rescue exercise in Port Angeles, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and emergency response organizations are teaming up with members from 14 agencies to conduct a full-scale international maritime mass-rescue exercise in U.S. waters near Ediz Hook Light with a triage staging area at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles Tuesday. The joint exercise is designed to better understand each agency’s capabilities and concerns...