Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife stop illegal charter near Miami River

Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife stop illegal charter near Miami River
The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife terminated an illegal charter of the 38-foot vessel, Bluefin, north of Miami River, Jan. 23 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife terminated an illegal charter of the 38-foot vessel, Bluefin, Saturday north of Miami River. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team...

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Miami Marine Stadium

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Miami Marine Stadium
The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 55-foot pleasure yacht, Contrarian, Friday near Miami Marine Stadium, Florida, Jan. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 55-foot pleasure yacht, Contrarian, Friday near Miami Marine Stadium. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team conducted a boarding...

Coast Guard, partners rescue injured hiker near Cascade Locks, OR

Coast Guard, partners rescue injured hiker near Cascade Locks, OR
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo PORTLAND, Ore. — A Coast Guard Air Station Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescued a seriously injured hiker Friday from a canyon near Cascade Locks in Hood River County. Watchstanders at Sector Columbia River received an agency assistance request from Oregon Emergency Management at approximately 5:30 p.m. Two hikers found the injured...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 from plane crash near Marathon

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 from plane crash near Marathon
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 James Judge Miami—The Coast Guard and local partner agencies rescued four people from a plane crash, Friday, approximately 25 miles northeast of Marathon. A Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team embarked the four survivors and safely transported them to Station Marathon. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard transfers injured boaters after collision in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard transfers injured boaters after collision in Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew transferred five injured and one additional boater after a boat collision in Tampa Bay Jan. 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard transferred six injured boaters after a boat collision in Tampa Bay Saturday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew transferred the boaters...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man near Key West
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo Miami — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man from the 50-foot commercial fishing vessel, Cary, Friday, approximately 60 miles west of Key West. A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team embarked the man from the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump and safely transported him back to Station Key West to awaiting...

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Ketchikan boat crew

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Ketchikan boat crew
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public in locating a suspect or suspects who pointed a green laser light at the cabin of a Station Ketchikan boat crew conducting underway operations Saturday night. The laser strike occurred around 8:45 p.m., while the boat crew transited north in the Tongass Narrows. The point of origin reportedly came from an area near the intersection...

Coast Guard seeks information after rescue crews lasered near Riviera Beach

Coast Guard seeks information after rescue crews lasered near Riviera Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard Investigative Service agents are seeking information pertaining to a person or persons pointing a laser light on three separate occasions at Coast Guard rescue crews while underway near Singer Island. Following the passing of the National Defense Authorization Act, it is a federal offense to point lasers at Coast Guard vessels and cause bodily injury to an officer. Offenders of...

Coast Guard assists 7 people after boat collision near Fort Pierce

Coast Guard assists 7 people after boat collision near Fort Pierce
A 29-foot vessel collided with a 30-foot vessel, Jan.20, 2021, 13 miles east of Fort Pierce, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Miami — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce crew assisted seven people after their vessels collided and began taking on water, Wednesday, approximately 13 miles east of Fort Pierce. A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew embarked the seven...