Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to DEA agents

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to DEA agents
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew transferred three smugglers and approximately $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to Drug Enforcement Administration agents at Sector San Juan Sept. 20, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos (WPC-1118) crew transferred custody of three smugglers and approximately $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to Drug Enforcement Administration agents...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated five of 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Thursday after Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities interdicted a migrant boat just off the coast of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Six of the interdicted migrants, five Dominican and one of Mexican nationality,...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 missing migrants

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 missing migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for three missing Dominican migrants near Rincon. Search crews completed 16 searches covering more than 2,100 square miles. “Suspending a search is one of my most difficult responsibilities,” said Capt. Eric King, commander of Coast Guard Sector San Juan....

Coast Guard, partners searching for 3 missing migrants near Rincon, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, partners searching for 3 missing migrants near Rincon, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Wednesday for three missing migrants near Rincon, Puerto Rico. The three Dominican men were last seen at 7 a.m. wearing white disposable protective coveralls aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon. The cutter was transiting less than two miles from shore with 22 interdicted...

Coast Guard rescues missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen rescued a missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico July 13, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a missing hunter on the natural reserve of Mona Island, Puerto Rico Friday morning. Rescued is Walter Cardona, 60, a resident of Toa Baja, Puerto...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people stranded in the Caribbean Sea for 21 days

Coast Guard rescues 3 people stranded in the Caribbean Sea for 21 days
Three Dominicans from the island of Dominica were located by the crew of the 886-foot bulk carrier Skiathos June 7, 2018 and were rescued by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Donald Horsley June 8, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Petty Officer 3rd Class, Jonathan Lally. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley combined efforts with the Liberian-flagged bulk...

Cutter Thetis offloads $2 million worth interdicted drugs in Key West

Cutter Thetis offloads $2 million worth interdicted drugs in Key West
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads approximately 2,116 pounds of marijuana after returning to homeport in Key West, Florida, Friday, June 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) KEY WEST, Fla. — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloaded 2,116 pounds of marijuana, Friday in Key West after returning home from an 88-day patrol...

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Elgammal. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended their search for a cruise ship MSC Seaside crewmember, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged...

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship crewmember south of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship crewmember south of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a MSC Seaside crewmember Wednesday who went overboard, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged cruise ship at approximately...