Coast Guard warns of legal repercussions in response to laser incidents

Coast Guard warns of legal repercussions in response to laser incidents
Buffalo – One of the laser strikes was reported to originate offshore the residential area of Moon Beach,New York. The latest incident occurred in the vicinity of Lakeside Park, located in Oswego, New York, from an unidentified vehicle. Attempts to locate the suspects remain ongoing. The laser, which comes in various colors, illuminated the small boats numerous times, striking he crew in the...

Coast Guard terminates illegal passenger vessel voyage

Coast Guard terminates illegal passenger vessel voyage
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Sector Key West terminated an illegal passenger vessel’s voyage upon return from Dry Tortugas National Park, Monday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Sector Key West terminated an illegal passenger vessel’s voyage upon return from Dry Tortugas National Park, Monday. The 74-foot long U.S. flagged vessel, which was chartered for...

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger vessel operation near Stock Island

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger vessel operation near Stock Island
Coast Guard Sector Key West investigating officers halted an illegal passenger vessel near Key West, Florida, July 8, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Key West investigation officers stopped an illegal passenger vessel Friday near Key West. The 37-foot vessel advertised guided excursions to the Dry Tortugas National Park for up to 12 passengers without a valid Certificate...

Coast Guard commences operation to detect illegal passenger vessels

Coast Guard commences operation to detect illegal passenger vessels
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Prince George County Police Department and the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, commenced a summer-long enforcement and awareness initiative Friday aimed at combating illegal charter and passenger vessel operations in the Maryland-National Capital Region. The goal of Operation Pier Pressure is to ensure public safety...

Coast Guard seizes 600 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast

Coast Guard seizes 600 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha boat crew and seized 600 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification...

Coast Guard warns of illegal passenger operations for boating season

Coast Guard warns of illegal passenger operations for boating season
(U.S. Coast Guard graphic) Boston – The Coast Guard is emphasizing safe boating practices and awareness of illegal passenger operations ahead of the boating season. As the summer approaches, more people are expected to get outdoors and go boating this season, many choosing to hire, or charter space on a boat. The Coast Guard will be conducting operations to deter and stop illegal passenger operations. The...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter in Lake Tahoe
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel operating near Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, May 28. A Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew boarded a 22-foot recreational boat with 15 passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100 (a) for not having a valid...

U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian shiprider board stolen vessel

U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian shiprider board stolen vessel
Royal Canadian Mounted Police photo. SEATTLE – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police shipriders program, a collaborative U.S. Coast Guard and RCMP cross-border effort, arrested individuals aboard a stolen Canadian sailboat on May 4. A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boatcrew and shipriders from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were conducting a patrol when they encountered...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller crew, in coordination with Coast Guard Sector/Air Station...