Coast Guard seizes 399 lbs. of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas

Coast Guard seizes 399 lbs. of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew seizes approximately 399 lbs of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas, July 21, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo Courtesy of Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 399 lbs. of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard urges boaters to not take to the seas, transit to Cuban waters

Coast Guard urges boaters to not take to the seas, transit to Cuban waters
MIAMI — The Coast Guard urges South Florida recreational boaters considering transiting toward Cuban territorial waters to “not take to the sea.” It is illegal for boaters to depart from the U.S. with the intent of transiting to Cuba for any purpose without a permit, and the waters are in the Florida Straits are unpredictable and dangerous. Vessels and persons illegally entering Cuban...

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Joseph Tezanos offloads nearly $15 million in cocaine and transfers custody of two suspected smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan July 12, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew offloaded nearly $15 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of two male smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 23 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore’s crew repatriated 23 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, following an interdiction approximately 15 miles south of Big Pine Key and a search and rescue mission off the coast of Key West. A good Samaritan reported a vessel with 15 people aboard to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard transfers 9 migrants to Bahamian authorities

Coast Guard transfers 9 migrants to Bahamian authorities
A U.S. Coast Cutter Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew locates nine migrants aboard a sailing vessel near Cay Sal Island, Bahamas, July 3, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew transferred nine Cuban migrants to the Bahamas, Tuesday, following an interdiction, Saturday, approximately one mile northwest of Cay Sal Island, Bahamas. A...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis provide medical attention people rescued from the water approximately 32 miles southeast of Key West, Florida, July 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers and a good Samaritan rescued 13 people, nine males and four females, from the water after their vessel capsized, Tuesday,...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Tampa Bay

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boarding team inspects the 50-foot uninspected passenger vessel after a Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg investigating officer terminated the voyage its voyage Jul 2, 2021 near the Tampa Bay Area.. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg investigating officer terminated the voyage of a 50-foot uninspected passenger...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba
An illegal migrant voyage is interdicted by a Coast Guard Station Marathon crew approximately 17 miles south of Marathon, Florida, June 30, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated five Cubans to Cuba, Friday, following an interdiction approximately 17 miles south of Key Colony Beach, Florida. A good Samaritan reported a vessel with five...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted 11 migrants off Carysfort Reef, Florida June 23, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 11 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following an interdiction near Carysfort Reef, Florida. A good Samaritan reported a vessel with 11 people aboard to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at 12:20...