Coast Guard seeks public’s assistance with investigation in Honolulu

Coast Guard seeks public's assistance with investigation in Honolulu
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and other local law enforcement are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man observed discharging a weapon at an intersection in Waikiki in July of 2018. The Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) is working jointly with the Honolulu Police Department and others in the case. They are releasing these images to generate new leads in the case. On July...

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season
A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer measures lobsters during a vessel examination. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urges the public to stay safe and follow fishing regulations during the spiny lobster season, which occurs July 24-25. Starting Tuesday, FWC...

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission terminated three voyages in the South Florida area due to operators boating under the influence over Fourth of July weekend. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crews handled...

Coast Guard locates individual with outstanding warrant in Oregon

Coast Guard locates individual with outstanding warrant in Oregon
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE— The Coast Guard Cutter Osprey detained an individual with an outstanding warrant from the state of Oregon Tuesday. The individual’s record was discovered while conducting a recreational boating safety boarding in the vicinity of Everett, Washington. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound enforcement staff coordinated with Washington...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify hoax caller near Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify hoax caller near Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard would like the public’s help to identify a suspected hoax caller, who has been transmitting distress calls since late March around Ocean City. “Hoax calls put other boaters and first responders at risk,” said Cmdr. Mathew Fine, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region. “We take every call seriously, which means that hoax calls...

Coast Guard Interdicts 22 Ecuadorian nationals in possession of illegal firearms

Coast Guard Interdicts 22 Ecuadorian nationals in possession of illegal firearms
22 Ecuadorian nationals being held on the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) before turning them over to the Ecuadorian Coast Guard near the Port of Manta.  ECUADOR – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) interdicted 22 Ecuadorian nationals the week in possession of illegal firearms in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and delivered them to Ecuadorian authorities. A Cutter Hamilton...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for BUI after allision near Fleming Key

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for BUI after allision near Fleming Key
Garrison Bight Channel Light #3 structure is damaged after receiving an impact from a 20-foot center console.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 20-foot vessel with eight people aboard for boating under the influence after it allided with a navigation light near Fleming Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification from...

Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea

Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) is on patrol of the Western Pacific Ocean Jan. 22, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson SASEBO, Japan – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf pulled into Sasebo March 3 following a deployment in the East China Sea where the crew assisted in United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) enforcement against...

Coast Guard busts illegal “twerking” charter boat in Florida

Coast Guard busts illegal "twerking" charter boat in Florida
var _informq = _informq || []; _informq.push(['embed']); So much for hunting for booty on the high seas. The US Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 45-foot “twerk boat” in South Florida waters on Sunday, putting an end to the fun for fourteen passengers after a routine boarding of the charter vessel revealed several safety violations. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...