Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants, 2 suspected smugglers

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants, 2 suspected smugglers
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) help migrants transfer from the cutter’s small boat to the cutter after the crew interdicted 11 migrants and two suspected smugglers Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 approximately 12 miles east of Miami. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and two suspected smugglers Saturday...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy offload more than 5,100 pounds of seized cocaine

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy offload more than 5,100 pounds of seized cocaine
Crew members from the Coast Guard Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team offloads approximately 5,100 pounds of suspected cocaine from the Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Edmonton at Naval Base San Diego Dec. 7th, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon) SAN DIEGO — U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy crews offloaded more than 5,100 pounds of seized cocaine Friday, worth nearly $70 million...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) Over the Horizon cutter boat is on scene with a group of 25 Dominican migrants interdicted off Puerto Rico Nov. 29, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol boat in waters just of Samana Bay, Dominican Republic Monday, following the at-sea interdiction of a migrant...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crew repatriated 11 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba. A good Samaritan located a rustic vessel approximately 18 miles southeast of Islamorada, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement interdicted the migrants and transferred them to the Coast Guard Cutter Charles...

Fishing Boat Captain Sentenced for Interfering with Coast Guard Inspection

Fishing Boat Captain Sentenced for Interfering with Coast Guard Inspection
BOSTON – The former captain of a New Bedford fishing boat owned by Carlos Rafael, a/k/a “The Codfather,” was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for interfering with a U.S Coast Guard inspection of a fishing boat off the Massachusetts coast. Thomas D. Simpson, 57, of South Portland, Maine, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to two years of probation, with the first...

Coast Guard responds to suspicious activity in Industrial Canal, New Orleans

Coast Guard responds to suspicious activity in Industrial Canal, New Orleans
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, federal, state, and local agencies responded to suspicious activity in the Industrial Canal, New Orleans, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9:45 p.m. from the motor vessel General Kelly of a suspicious raft floating in the industrial canal. The sector temporarily...

Coast Guard repatriates 74 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 74 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley transfers a group of migrants to the cutter small boat during the repatriation of 74 Dominicans in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Nov. 27, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 74 Dominican migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tuesday night following the at-sea interdictions of four migrant...

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. (WPC-1107) crew repatriated 27 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a rustic vessel traveling northbound approximately 29 miles north of Cuba, Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida are established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI – The Coast Guard is enforcing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach. The security zones began Tuesday and include certain waters of the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity...