Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless offloads $160 million in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless offloads $160 million in illegal narcotics
Pallets of illegal narcotics offloaded from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless following a drug offload at Base Miami Beach, Florida, April 1, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Eric Rodriguez) Correction: Previously, we reported the dollar amount was $243 million. The actual amount is $160 million.  MIAMI— Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless’ crew offloaded more than $160 million at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-624) crewmembers wrap a pallet of illegal narcotics at Port Everglades, Florida, Dec. 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Estrada) MIAMI — The Reliance-class Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless (WMEC 624) crew offloaded more than $148 million of illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Tuesday, from three separate interdictions in the Caribbean...

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami
Bales of contraband are stacked in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless at Base Miami Beach, Dec. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Zimmerman) MIAMI— Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless’ crew offloaded more than $148 million of illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Tuesday, from three separate interdictions in the Caribbean Sea, in the past two weeks. Following...

Coast Guard repatriates 75 to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 75 to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle interdicted a grossly overloaded makeshift boat during an illegal voyage that was transporting 62 persons, Dominican Republic Nationals, in Atlantic Ocean waters north of Puerto Rico Dec. 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 62 Dominicans and 13 Haitians between Thursday and Tuesday to the Dominican Republic, following...

Coast Guard rescues 27 migrants stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 27 migrants stranded on Monito Island
The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescues 27 stranded migrants from Monito Island, Puerto Rico Nov. 27, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescued 27 migrants Saturday, after the migrants abandoned a disabled vessel Wednesday and ended stranded on Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The rescued migrants, 25 Haitian and two others of undetermined nationality,...

Coast Guard searching for possible migrants in the water

Coast Guard searching for possible migrants in the water
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard cutters and helicopters crews continue to search for possible migrants in the water Friday, following the rescue of 10 Haitian migrants Wednesday from a disabled vessel near Mona and Monito Islands, Puerto Rico. At this time, search efforts have revealed no signs of people in...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics
Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew with 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload in Coast Guard history. The Coast Guard’s strong...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Navy ship off Gulf Coast

Coast Guard medevacs man from Navy ship off Gulf Coast
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Friday off a U.S. Navy supply vessel off the West Florida Coast. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 3 a.m. Friday from the Navy offshore supply ship, NAWC-38, stating a 33-year-old male passenger was reportedly having hallucinations...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 61 day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 61 day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew is scheduled to return to their homeport in Pensacola, Florida after completing a 61-day, 7,500 nautical mile patrol, Friday. The crew’s missions while on deployment included the training of shipboard helicopter aircrews as well as illegal immigration deterrence...