Coast Guard repatriates 47 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 47 Dominicans
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser cutter boat near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico Oct. 1, 2022, alongside a makeshift boat interdicted earlier with forty-nine Dominicans who were taking part in an illegal voyage.(U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriated 47 Dominicans to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off the Dominican Republic...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Dominicans
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a 22-foot makeshift boat that was transporting 20 Dominicans and a Haitian during an illegal voyage in waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Aug. 26, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated 20 Dominicans and returned a Haitian man to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic between...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts an illegal voyage with 21 Dominican Republic nationals Aug. 24, 2022 in waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Eighteen persons from this voyage were repatriated to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Aug. 25, 2022, while three others remain in Puerto Rico facing federal prosecution on charges of attempted illegal reentry into the United States. The...

Coast Guard offloads $22 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $22 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crewmembers offloaded 1,100 kilograms of cocaine, valued at $22 million dollars, at Coast Guard Base San Juan Aug. 8, 2022, following three separate interdictions of drug smuggling vessels near Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 2,425...

Coast Guard repatriates 9 nationals to Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard repatriates 9 nationals to Dominican Republic Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated nine Dominican Republic nationals Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage vessel near Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). One other...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley’s cutter boat interdicts a makeshift vessel taking part in an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico July 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley repatriated 14 Dominicans to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage vessel in Mona Passage...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle small boat rendezvoused with the Dominican Republic Navy patrol vessel Aldebarán (GC-104) near the Dominican Republic for the repatriation. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle repatriated 11 male nationals to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. One other Dominican...

Coast Guard rescues 27 Haitians stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 27 Haitians stranded on Monito Island
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle crew member reaches out to rescue a Haitian man from the water at Isla Monito, Puerto Rico June 7, 2022.  The rescued man was among 26 other Haitians who were rescued after being left stranded, following an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle’s crew conducted a rescue operation June...

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million dollars in seized cocaine

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million dollars in seized cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 626 pounds (284 kgs) of seized cocaine Monday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The offload of contraband resulted from a go-fast vessel interdiction April 28, 2022 in Mona Passage waters near the Dominican Republic. The interdiction is...