Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger just off San Juan

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger just off San Juan
Station San Juan 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —Coast Guard Station San Juan medevaced a cruise ship passenger from the MS Rotterdam cruise ship Monday morning, just off San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico. Medevaced is an 84-year-old man, U.S. citizen, who was experiencing an acute pulmonary condition and required a higher level of care ashore. Coast...

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 boaters near San Juan

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 boaters near San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard surface and air unit combined efforts to rescue two boaters following a vessel capsizing Wednesday morning, approximately six and a half nautical miles northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rescued are Stephen McGrath, 54, and Tyler Penfield, 25, who reportedly were fishing for Mahi when a swell came over the bow of the 25-foot vessel Vida Azul causing the vessel...

Coast Guard offloads $11.7 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $11.7 million in cocaine in San Juan
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crewmembers offloaded nine bales of cocaine, weighing approximately 826 pounds, at Coast Guard Base San Juan April 18, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Cutter’s Joseph Tezanos and Heriberto Hernandez crews offloaded approximately 1,289 pounds of cocaine and transferred custody of six suspected smugglers at Coast Guard Base San...

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew offloads $20 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew offloads $20 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley’s crew offloaded approximately 1,000 kilograms of seized cocaine, valued at $20 million dollars, at Coast Guard Base San Juan April 4, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew and Drug Enforcement Administration special agents offloaded approximately 1,000 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San...

Coast Guard rescues 2 persons in distress just off Condado

Coast Guard rescues 2 persons in distress just off Condado
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew prepares to rescue two persons in distress, who were caught in the currents just off a Condado area beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico Nov. 14, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Luis Rodriguez, San Juan City Fire Department) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew rescued two persons Sunday, who were caught in the currents just off a Condado area...

Coast Guard nabs 2 smugglers, seize $7.5 million in cocaine

Coast Guard nabs 2 smugglers, seize $7.5 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore interdicted a drug smuggling go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea with 250 kilograms of cocaine and the crew apprehended two smugglers Sept. 25, 2021, in waters south of the Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded approximately 250 kilograms cocaine...

Coast Guard offloads $51 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $51 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday, following the disruption of a smuggling attempt by Coast...

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Joseph Tezanos offloads nearly $15 million in cocaine and transfers custody of two suspected smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan July 12, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew offloaded nearly $15 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of two male smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday,...

Coast Guard offloads nearly $20 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads nearly $20 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon crew offloaded nearly $20 million in seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a suspected drug smuggling vessel, approximately 45 nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. A Customs and Border Protection Caribbean Air and Marine Branch maritime patrol aircraft crew detected a vessel, Saturday,...