Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home from drug interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home from drug interdiction patrol
A member of Coast Gaurd Cutter Decisive’s Law Enforcement Team moving contraband from the flight deck to the forecastle.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (WMEC-210) returned to their homeport of Pensacola Nov. 3, after completing a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and offloading $20.3 million worth of cocaine and...

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) small boat crew transfers Cuban migrants standing on Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Oct. 28, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Josh Forsyth. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Bahamian authorities in interdicting 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located 22 Cuban...

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force federal agents at Sector San Juan, Oct. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 36 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Puerto Rico Police marine unit tows a makeshift boat with 21 migrants aboard, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage moments earlier just off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Oct. 19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday afternoon, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages just off Cabo Rojo and Aguadilla,...

Coast Guard sets record for illegal fishing vessel interdictions

Coast Guard sets record for illegal fishing vessel interdictions
A launch crew is interdicted by Coast Guard law enforcement crews for engaging in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a record-setting number of lanchas throughout the Gulf of Mexico for fiscal year 2020. Since October 2019, Coast Guard assets and personnel detected a...

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. small-boat repatriates a group of 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat just off the Dominican Republic, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 28 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Sunday, while 20 other migrants were repatriated Oct. 12, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard assists Bahamians in terminating 2 illegal voyages off Key West coast

Coast Guard assists Bahamians in terminating 2 illegal voyages off Key West coast
A crew member from Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo radios information to the ship from the small boat, Oct. 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Bahamian authorities in terminating two illegal voyages in Bahamian waters approximately 105 miles off Key West. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules air crew located two rustic vessels with 13 Cuban migrants...

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous transfers custody of four suspected smugglers and $6.8 million dollars of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities in San San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 246 kilograms of seized cocaine to federal...

Cutter Valiant returns home after interdicting $27 million in cocaine

Cutter Valiant returns home after interdicting $27 million in cocaine
The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621) crew offloads approximately 1,600 pounds of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Sector Miami, Florida, Oct. 9, 2020. Coast Guard photo by SN Eric Rodriguez. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned to Naval Station Mayport Tuesday after completing a seven-week counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While on patrol, the Valiant crew...