Coast Guard offloads $3.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $3.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded $3.5 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of 3 suspected smugglers in San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 29, 2021. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded $3.5 million in cocaine Friday and transferred custody of three smugglers to federal agents in San...

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a 29-foot makeshift boat that was traveling illegally to Puerto Rico with 11 migrants Oct. 18, 2021, in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 71 migrants, 56 Haitians and 15 Dominicans, between Sunday and Wednesday to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard nabs 2 smugglers, seize $7.5 million in cocaine

Coast Guard nabs 2 smugglers, seize $7.5 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore interdicted a drug smuggling go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea with 250 kilograms of cocaine and the crew apprehended two smugglers Sept. 25, 2021, in waters south of the Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded approximately 250 kilograms cocaine...

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $5.6 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $5.6 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez crew members offload over 200 kilograms of cocaine  and transfer three smugglers to federal agents March 2, 2021 at Coast Guard Base San Juan.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of disabled sailing vessel Wahu near Cabo Rojo

Coast Guard terminates voyage of disabled sailing vessel Wahu near Cabo Rojo
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez’s Over the Horizon IV cutter boat renders assistance to the disabled sailing vessel Wahu Jan. 14, 2021, approximately nine nautical miles west of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard terminated a recreational voyage for the disabled sailing vessel Wahu Thursday, following multiple safety violations...

Coast Guard apprehends man wanted for murder in Puerto Ric0

Coast Guard apprehends man wanted for murder in Puerto Ric0
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a makeshift boat with three Dominican Republic nationals in the Mona Passage Jan. 5, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of a man wanted for an alleged murder to the U.S. Marshals Thursday in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous transfers custody of four suspected smugglers and $6.8 million dollars of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities in San San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 246 kilograms of seized cocaine to federal...

Coast Guard repatriates 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday morning, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing multiagency efforts in support...

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded 62 bales of cocaine weighing 1,981 kilograms and one 28-kilogram bale of amphetamines at Sector San Juan Oct. 2, 2020, following two separate interdictions of smuggling go-fast vessels in the Caribbean Sea.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez...