Coast Guard rescues 12 Venezuelan migrants

Coast Guard rescues 12 Venezuelan migrants
Two Coast Guard Boast Forces Detachment boat crews rescue 12 Venezuelan migrants from a disabled 18-foot skiff, approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. 25, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard surface and air units combined efforts to locate and rescue 12 migrants from a disabled 18-foot skiff in waters southeast of St. Thomas,...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel near Port Isabel, 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 four boaters from a capsized pleasure craft near the Port Isabel Causeway, Port Isabel Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 2:32 p.m. from the owner of a 16-foot...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing diver near Hull Beach

Coast Guard concludes search for missing diver near Hull Beach
Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units concluded their search for a missing free diver, who was recovered deceased Monday by the crew of a St. Thomas Rescue vessel near Hull Bay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The deceased diver is a man, 39, a resident of St. Thomas who worked at a...

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 divers in distress near Coki Point, Saint Thomas

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 divers in distress near Coki Point, Saint Thomas
A Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment Saint Thomas crew rescued two divers in distress the afternoon of Sept. 9, 2021 from the middle of the channel just off Coki Point, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — A Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment Saint Thomas crew rescued two divers in distress Thursday afternoon from the middle of the channel...

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...