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, CBIG authorities seize $30 million in cocaine off Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, CBIG authorities seize $30 million in cocaine off Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crewmembers with a seized cocaine shipment in Puerto Rico, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast boat Oct. 13, 2018 off Luquillo, Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities seized 2,324 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $30 million, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 missing migrants

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 missing migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for three missing Dominican migrants near Rincon. Search crews completed 16 searches covering more than 2,100 square miles. “Suspending a search is one of my most difficult responsibilities,” said Capt. Eric King, commander of Coast Guard Sector San Juan....

Coast Guard rescues 3 people stranded in the Caribbean Sea for 21 days

Coast Guard rescues 3 people stranded in the Caribbean Sea for 21 days
Three Dominicans from the island of Dominica were located by the crew of the 886-foot bulk carrier Skiathos June 7, 2018 and were rescued by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Donald Horsley June 8, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Petty Officer 3rd Class, Jonathan Lally. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley combined efforts with the Liberian-flagged bulk...

Coast Guard, CBIG partners nab 3 suspected smugglers, seize 900 kilograms of cocaine

Coast Guard, CBIG partners nab 3 suspected smugglers, seize 900 kilograms of cocaine
Coast Guard, Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities offloaded and transferred custody to the FBI of 900 kilograms of cocaine and three suspected smugglers of Dominican Republic, Colombian and Venezuelan nationalities March 6, 2018 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The Coast Guard announced Friday the apprehension of three suspected drug smugglers and seizure of...

Coast Guard continues hurricane response in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard continues hurricane response in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Joshua James file photo SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard continues the hurricane response Monday in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with 13 cutters and 10 aircraft. Crews continue working to reopen affected ports and waterways to help the flow of humanitarian aid and resume maritime commerce. Reopening affected ports enables critical fuel supplies and commodities to flow...

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew delivers FEMA supplies to Vieques, Puerto Rico

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew delivers FEMA supplies to Vieques, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley delivers food and water from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Vieques, Sept. 22, 2017 in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. The crew offloaded 750 liters of bottled water and 1,440 meals. (U.S. Coast Guard photos courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley) var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540",...

Coast Guard in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands prepared for Hurricane Maria relief effort

Coast Guard in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands prepared for Hurricane Maria relief effort
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley, a 154-foot Fast Response Cutter homeported in San Juan ,Puerto Rico, unload bottled water from a flatbed truck in Curacao, Sept. 20, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Katherine Ustler. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—The Coast Guard personnel in and near Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands are currently weathering and evading Hurricane Maria, Wednesday. After...

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley delivers supplies to U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley delivers supplies to U.S. Virgin Islands
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Donal Horsley load dog food, pet medicine, and other supplies onto the cutter to bring to local shelters and other locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma, Sept. 15, 2017.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Jim Connor. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew delivered food, water, electrical supplies and emergency...