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,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 Good Samaritans just off San Juan,

Coast Guard rescues 2 Good Samaritans just off San Juan,
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan boat crew arrives to Base San Juan after rescuing two men and recovering the body of one other Nov. 16, 2021, after the men were caught in the strong currents in the Condado beach area in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew rescued two men Tuesday and recovered the...

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 transfers custody of 3 smugglers, $3.75 million in cocaine

Coast Guard transfers custody of 3 smugglers, $3.75 million in cocaine
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transfers custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine to federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico Nov. 1, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transferred custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine Monday to federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The...