Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles

Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assisted U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the seizure of a significant amount of methamphetamine west of Port Angeles during a joint interagency operation. After receiving information that suspicious bags were observed near the beach on Apr. 11, a Border Patrol agent arrived and deployed his K-9 partner. The Border Patrol K-9 led the agent to multiple bags...

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crewmembers work to repatriate 15 illegal migrants, 12 men and three women, to the Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat (Capella-108) in waters just off the Dominican Republic April 14, 2021. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark interdicted the migrant group the evening of April 13, 2021 aboard a makeshift vessel in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard crews took 14 migrants off a rustic vessel, April 10, 2021, due to safety of life at sea concerns off Key West, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Cuba Tuesday. A good Samaritan reported the rustic vessel with 14 people aboard to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders Saturday approximately 35 miles...

Coast Guard interdicts vessel carrying 292 lbs of marijuana near South Padre Island

Coast Guard interdicts vessel carrying 292 lbs of marijuana near South Padre Island
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a vessel at Isla Blanca Pier near South Padre Island, Texas, Friday evening. A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew had noticed a van parked on the beach with the vessel nearby and attempted to approach the vessel. Upon being approached, the vessel fled the...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted four Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Tuesday. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support and four boat crews interdicted four lanchas with 19 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing and seized approximately 3,000 lbs of red snapper and 11 sharks. “The...

Coast Guard offloads more than 19,600 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in Alameda, Calif.

Coast Guard offloads more than 19,600 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in Alameda, Calif.
A pallet of seized contraband is shown during a drug offload from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro in Alameda, California, March 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) ALAMEDA, Calif. ­— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana Tuesday at the ship’s homeport at Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Cuba
Seventeen Cuban migrants sit aboard a rustic vessel approximately 54 miles south of Key West, Florida, March 18, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Monday. The 17 Cuban migrants were interdicted Thursday by the Charles Sexton crew approximately 54 miles south of Key West and brought aboard due to safety of life at...

Coast Guard stops suspected human smuggling venture off West Palm Beach

Coast Guard stops suspected human smuggling venture off West Palm Beach
A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet law enforcement team and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations law enforcement team interdict a 29-foot vessel with two Bahamians, seven Jamaicans, two Haitians and four Dominican Republicans aboard March 17, 2021 approximately 5 miles off West Palm Beach, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet law enforcement...

Coast Guard repatriates 3 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 3 migrants to Cuba
A Coast Guard Cutter Venturous Over-the-Horizon smallboat crew interdicts a rustic vessel with three Cuban migrants aboard approximately 50 miles so MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated three Cuban migrants to Cuba, Wednesday. The three Cuban migrants were interdicted Sunday by the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous crew approximately 50 miles southeast of the Bahamas and...