Coast Guard suspends search for man off Aguadilla

Coast Guard suspends search for man off Aguadilla
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended the search pending further developments Friday evening for a man who jumped from a migrant vessel to swim to shore off Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Daniel Pichardo Martínez, 21, Dominican Republic national, who was last seen by two survivors in this case who were...

Coast Guard rescues 2 search for 1 other off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 2 search for 1 other off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units rescued two migrant men Thursday night, as the search continues for one other, following an irregular migration vessel interdiction in Mona Passage waters, Thursday morning. A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew found and rescued the first survivor at 7:06 p.m., Thursday, approximately three and...

Coast Guard offloads more than $186 million in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard offloads more than $186 million in illegal narcotics
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bear stands amongst 14,153 pounds of interdicted narcotics at Miami, Florida, June 16, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter Bear crew member) Miami— The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bear (WMEC 901) offloaded more than 14,153 pounds of cocaine worth more than $186 million in Miami, Friday. The offloaded drugs were interdicted during nine separate cases in the international...

Coast Guard rebuilds Buck Island aids to navigation tower

Coast Guard rebuilds Buck Island aids to navigation tower
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Puerto Rico working to rebuild an aids to navigation tower light on Buck Island April 21, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photos by Chief Petty Officer Robert Quinn) ST THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Puerto Rico completed the rebuild of the Buck Island aids to navigation tower light just off Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sunday. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Culebra, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units suspended a four-day search at 7:03 p.m. Friday, pending further developments, for a boater who went missing Tuesday night following a vessel capsizing near Culebra, Puerto Rico. Missing is Roy Moreno Negrón, 30, who was last heard during a call with Coast Guard Sector San Juan watch standers...

Coast Guard searches for boater in distress near Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searches for boater in distress near Culebra, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units are searching Wednesday for a boater in distress believed to have capsized in waters just west of Culebra, Puerto Rico. Missing is Roy L. Moreno Negrón, 30, who was last heard during a call with Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders reporting a distress in which his 17-foot Aquasport vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard search for an overdue fisherman was suspended pending further developments Wednesday, following a five-day search and rescue operation in the Mona Passage. Still missing is Wilson Negrón, who is the remaining of two fishermen reported overdue in this case. A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescued Luis Eliel Guerra...

Coast Guard rescues overdue fisherman on Mona Island

Coast Guard rescues overdue fisherman on Mona Island
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew and a Good Samaritan vessel rescued one of two overdue fishermen Monday, after he was found stranded on Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Wilson Negrón, while rescued is Luis Eliel Guerra, 29, after he was found by a Good Samaritan vessel stranded on ‘Pajaros Beach’ on...

Coast Guard searches for 2 overdue fishermen off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searches for 2 overdue fishermen off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units are searching for two overdue fishermen Sunday in Mona Passage waters off Rincón, Puerto Rico. Overdue are Luis Eliel Guerra, 29, and Wilson Negrón, who reportedly departed from Rincón at approximately 4 a.m. Saturday on a fishing trip aboard an Aquasport,...