Coast Guard interdicts 23 illegal migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 23 illegal migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach
The Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) crew tows a 25-foot cabin cruiser after interdicting the 23 illegal migrants aboard.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C.Webber (WPC-1101) interdicted 23 illegal migrants with multiple nationalities 11 miles east of Pompano Beach attempting to illegally enter the United States Saturday. The Bernard C. Webber...

Coast Guard interdicts smuggling boat with 2 convicted criminals aboard off Florida

Coast Guard interdicts smuggling boat with 2 convicted criminals aboard off Florida
A 20-foot smuggling boat floats on the water Jan. 19, 2019 approximately 30 miles east of Sunny Isles, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber crew interdicted a boat with six people, which included four people who were attempting to illegally enter the United States, near Sunny Isles, Saturday.   One of the migrants had previous convictions for kidnapping,...

Coast Guard rescues 31 from disabled boat 9 miles north of Bimini

Coast Guard rescues 31 from disabled boat 9 miles north of Bimini
A Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber smallboat crew approaches the pleasure craft, Summer Art Jan. 20, 2019 approxim (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued 31 Haitians from the disabled pleasure craft, Summer Art, Sunday approximately 9 miles north of Bimini, Bahamas. At approximately 5 a.m., Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a disabled vessel with 31 people...

Coast Guard interdict suspected smuggler, migrants, drugs east of Dania Beach

Coast Guard interdict suspected smuggler, migrants, drugs east of Dania Beach
A Coast Guard Bernard C. Webber crewmember conducts a narcotics identification kit test on seized cocaine at Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale, Jan. 7, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Homeland Security Investigations and Customs and Border Protection interdicted a sport fisher boat with a suspected smuggler, two migrants, a U.S.-Bahamas dual citizen and 7 kilograms of cocaine...

Coast Guard offloads more than 3,516 pounds of cocaine, 50 pounds of marijuana

Coast Guard offloads more than 3,516 pounds of cocaine, 50 pounds of marijuana
A Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber crewmember carries a bale of cocaine during a drug offload at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Oct. 16, 2018.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) offloaded approximately 3,516 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of over...

Coast Guard tows disabled mariner 35 miles east of West Palm Beach

Coast Guard tows disabled mariner 35 miles east of West Palm Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from a disabled 25-foot boat approximately 35 miles east of West Palm Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a report Wednesday morning of an overdue mariner aboard a 25-foot center console Cuddy Cabin boat traveling...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston after interdicting 151 migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns to Boston after interdicting 151 migrants
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport of Boston, Saturday after a 45-day patrol that resulted in the interdiction and transfer of 151 Haitian...

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

Coast Guard intercepts suspected drug-smuggling operation

Coast Guard intercepts suspected drug-smuggling operation
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard intercepted six persons involved in a suspected drug-smuggling case Saturday for further investigation and possible prosecution. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber, homeported in Miami, conducted a safety boarding Saturday of a 35-foot sport fisher approximately 11...