Coast Guard stops suspected illegal fishing harvest off Key West

Coast Guard stops suspected illegal fishing harvest off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s law enforcement crew detained the U.S.- flagged fishing vessel, Double E, for suspected shrimp fishing in the Dry Tortugas shrimp sanctuary during an annual closure period, Dec. 4, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s law enforcement crew detained a U.S. – flagged fishing vessel Saturday for suspected shrimp fishing...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Florida Keys

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Florida Keys
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for missing boater, 35-year-old Jason Heath, pending new information. Heath’s father reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders, Tuesday at approximately 3:30 p.m., that his son was overdue, and he was last heard from around...

Coast Guard transfers 21 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 21 migrants to Bahamas
A migrant vessel following an interdiction approximately 55 miles northeast of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, Oct. 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell’s crew transferred 21 Cubans to Bahamian authorities, Tuesday. During a routine law enforcement flight, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cubans to Cuba
A migrant vessel floating, Oct. 20, 2021, approximately 90 miles northeast of Cancun, Mexico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew repatriated 13 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, due to safety of life at sea concerns. During a routine patrol, Coast Guard Cutter Decisive’s crew spotted a disabled vessel and notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders, Wednesday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cubans to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 32 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following two interdictions in the Caribbean Sea due to safety of life at sea concerns. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew interdicted a vessel, Sunday, at about 2 a.m., approximately 11 miles south of Marathon. There was one suspected smuggler aboard...

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants to Cuba
Eight Cuban migrants aboard a metal vessel approximately 1 mile east of Dania Beach, Florida, Sep. 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayos’ crew repatriated 22 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, following three interdictions off the coast of Dania Beach and Key West. While on a routine patrol, the Coast Guard Cutter Ibis crew notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba
The Cost Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew interdicted a migrant chug approximately 18 miles southwest of Key West, Florida, Sep. 8, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew repatriated 14 Cubans to Cuba, Friday, following two interdictions off the coast of Key West, Florida. While on a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 aircrew notified...

Coast Guard transfers 13 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 13 migrants to Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred 13 Cuban migrants to Bahamian authorities, Monday. Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers requested Coast Guard assistance in picking up 13 adult Cuban males from Elbow Cay, Bahamas, Saturday. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew arrived on scene and transported them aboard. No medical concerns...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Cubans to Cuba
A Coast Guard small boat interdicts a migrant vessel off Key West, June 3, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew repatriated 82 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following eight interdictions south of the Florida Keys. A Station Islamorada law enforcement team launched at approximately 11 a.m., May 30, after a good Samaritan reported seeing three people on a...