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 repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. small-boat repatriates a group of 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat just off the Dominican Republic, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 28 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Sunday, while 20 other migrants were repatriated Oct. 12, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 45 of 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 45 of 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser interdicts an illegal migrant voyage with 38 migrants Oct. 9, 2020, approximately 17 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser  repatriated 45 of 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic Sunday afternoon, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages in the...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. repatriates 20 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. repatriates 20 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 20 Cuban migrants after law enforcement teams stopped two illegal voyages off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Station Islamorada and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operation teams interdicted a 27-foot cabin cruiser Tuesday after a CBP aircraft spotted the...

Coast Guard medevacs 31-year-old man 155 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs 31-year-old man 155 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard small boat crew approaches the 820-foot motor tanker, Philotimos, approximately 155 miles southwest of Key West, Thursday.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew medevaced a 31-year-old Filipino man from the 820-foot motor tanker, Philotimos, approximately 155 miles southwest of Key West, Thursday. The Charles David Jr. crew arrived to the...

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from his 42-foot motor vessel, Indigo Falcon, Monday near Dry Tortugas National Park. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request from the man claiming he’d been experiencing chest pains for the past two days. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Everglades Challenge boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Everglades Challenge boater
ST.PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing mariner Thursday, who was participating in the Water Tribe Everglades Challenge. Missing is Jim Slauson, 73, from St. Petersburg. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback (WPB-87370) Coast Guard Cutter Pelican...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage due to violations

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage due to violations
Pictured are 10 fillets of snapper/grouper, 26 fillets of wahoo and approximately 10 pounds of Queen Conch.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel, Salt Shaker II, after discovering multiple living marine resources violations during a boarding Monday approximately 13 miles southeast of Key Largo. A Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. (WPC-1107)...

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended its search for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas after they reported that they were safe and reached the Bahamas, Saturday. Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos officials confirmed, Saturday, that the three Bahamian boaters...