Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser collides with fishing vessel

Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser collides with fishing vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser and the 23-foot commercial fishing vessel Desakata were involved in a collision Monday afternoon, approximately four nautical miles north of Dorado, Puerto Rico. Following the collision, the crew of the cutter Winslow Griesser recovered the two...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in the water
Station San Juan 45-Footg Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 23-year-old man Thursday night in waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Harold Carrion Butter from Arecibo was found alive Friday morning in an abandoned structure near Garcia Park in Arecibo where he was detained by Puerto...

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Wednesday for a 23-year-old man in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Harold Carrion Butter, from Arecibo, who was last seen at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday standing on the rocks just off the water. He was wearing a white shirt...

Responders recover body of 12-year-boy, ending search efforts

Responders recover body of 12-year-boy, ending search efforts
Station San Juan 45-Footg Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and local response agencies search efforts for a 12-year-old boy ended Tuesday morning, when a San Juan Police dive team recovered the boy’s body in the water just off the Condado Beach area in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The deceased boy, a resident of Mass., reportedly was playing...

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer just off “Los Tubos” Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer just off “Los Tubos” Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units suspended the search for a 21-year-old man Tuesday in the island’s northern coast just off “Los Tubos” Beach in Manati, Puerto Rico. Still missing Elias Espino Rosado from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, last seen being pulled out to sea by the strong currents while swimming Sunday afternoon just...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water just off “Los Tubos” Beach

Coast Guard searching for person in the water just off “Los Tubos” Beach
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units are actively searching Monday for a person in the water just off “Los Tubos” Beach in Manati, Puerto Rico. Missing is Elias Espino, 21, from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, who was last seen being pulled out to sea by strong currents, while swimming Monday afternoon just off “Los Tubos” Beach....

Coast Guard boat crews seize $12 million in cocaine

Coast Guard boat crews seize $12 million in cocaine
Station San Juan boat crews offloaded approximately 400 kilograms in seized cocaine and transferred custody of four suspected smugglers to federal agents Nov. 24, 2021, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel near Dorado, Puerto Rico.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Station San Juan boat crew offloaded approximately 400 kilograms in seized cocaine and...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fishing vessel

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fishing vessel
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units ended the search for an overdue 20-foot blue and white boat Monday afternoon, after the vessel was found ashore in the vicinity of Punta Salinas in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Four men are reportedly in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol as their...

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue fishermen north of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue fishermen north of Puerto Rico
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units are searching for three fishermen aboard a 20-foot blue and white boat in Atlantic Ocean waters, approximately 20 nautical miles north of Vega Baja and Dorado, Puerto Rico. The three men reportedly departed on a fishing trip from Loiza, Puerto Rico,...