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 rescues person in water off Isla Blanca, Texas

Coast Guard rescues person in water off Isla Blanca, Texas
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water Tuesday off Isla Blanca, Texas. A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstander was notified by the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 12:30 a.m. of a person in the water. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas
Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas rescued a diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands May 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard air and surface crews rescued a diver in distress Monday just off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued is a man, a U.S. citizen reported to be in his 60’s, after he...

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Port Mansfield
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters after their vessel began taking on water approximately 13 miles north of Port Mansfield, Texas, Monday. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a...

Coast Guard seizes 216 lbs of marijuana near South Padre Island

Coast Guard seizes 216 lbs of marijuana near South Padre Island
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crew members seized 216 pounds of marijuana Apr. 20, 2021, in South Padre Island, Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 216 lbs of marijuana near South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders observed four individuals swimming across the Brownsville Ship Channel with...

Coast Guard rescues 1 from the water near Key Largo

Coast Guard rescues 1 from the water near Key Largo
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water near Key Largo after his kayak capsized Tuesday. Rescued was: Chris Hogan, 34. Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a phone call stating a kayaker in the vicinity of Key Largo was in distress after his kayak capsized. The...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a missing boater near Port Mansfield, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 2:20 a.m. from Customs and Border Protection stating a paddleboat capsized...

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger vessel operation just off Caneel Bay

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger vessel operation just off Caneel Bay
The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment Saint Thomas 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boards the vessel Island Hoppin’ just off Caneel Bay, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands Mar. 4, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal passenger for hire operation on March 4, 2021, for the 52-foot sailing catamaran Island Hoppin’...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday at 6:45 p.m., for 10 people who were reported as missing approximately 8 miles south of Long Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an overdue rustic vessel with 10 people aboard that departed Feb. 7 from Cuba. Coast Guard crews searched an area of about 12,300 square...