Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., for a possible person in the water 14 miles south of Matecumbe. The missing person is 77-years-old, Paul James. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received an emergency position-indication radio beacon activation on a 30-foot Grady White at approximately 1 p.m., Monday. Coast...

Coast Guard assists injured shrimper 47 miles off Key West

Coast Guard assists injured shrimper 47 miles off Key West
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce MIAMI — The Coast Guard medically assisted a 56-year-old man from the 67-foot shrimp boat, Lexi Joe, Monday, approximately 47 miles northwest of Key West. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lowered a rescue swimmer to the Lexi Joe who medically assisted the man until...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen and two jet skiers

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen and two jet skiers
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin aircrew in a group photo with two men Nov. 9, 2020, after they rescued the men earlier in the morning from a capsized vessel, approximately five nautical miles southeast of Norman Island, British Virgin Islands. (Courtesy photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard aircrews rescued two men Monday morning from a capsized boat in the British Virgin Islands,...

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) small boat crew transfers Cuban migrants standing on Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Oct. 28, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Josh Forsyth. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Bahamian authorities in interdicting 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located 22 Cuban...

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force federal agents at Sector San Juan, Oct. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor...

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous transfers custody of four suspected smugglers and $6.8 million dollars of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities in San San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 246 kilograms of seized cocaine to federal...

Coast Guard, Everglades National Park Service rescue overdue kayaker in Everglades

Coast Guard, Everglades National Park Service rescue overdue kayaker in Everglades
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Everglades National Park Service crews rescued an overdue kayaker Monday in White Water Bay, Everglades. Everglades National Park Service officers called Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders requesting assistance to help locate an overdue kayaker who departed Hell’s Bay and was scheduled to return...

Coast Guard repatriates 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday morning, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing multiagency efforts in support...

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded 62 bales of cocaine weighing 1,981 kilograms and one 28-kilogram bale of amphetamines at Sector San Juan Oct. 2, 2020, following two separate interdictions of smuggling go-fast vessels in the Caribbean Sea.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez...