Coast Guard interdicts suspected smuggler, 11 Cuban migrants south of Key West

Coast Guard interdicts suspected smuggler, 11 Cuban migrants south of Key West
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) smallboat crew interdicts a 30-foot center console April 11, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and a suspected smuggler Thursday approximately 41 miles south of Key West attempting to illegally enter the United States. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a notification from Cuban border security...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 Cuban migrants 24 miles east of Cay Sal

Coast Guard interdicts 11 Cuban migrants 24 miles east of Cay Sal
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo CAY SAL, Bahamas – The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants Friday 24 miles east of Cay Sal attempting to illegally enter the United States. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification from the Cuban border security reporting an illegal vessel departure with an unknown number of passengers aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo...

Coast Guard interdicts 10 illegal Cuban Migrants 20 miles South of Matecumbe Key

Coast Guard interdicts 10 illegal Cuban Migrants 20 miles South of Matecumbe Key
The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo receives the 10 illegal Cuban migrants from a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew Monday, Apr. 1, 2019 interdicted after attempting to illegally enter the United States.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted 10 migrants Monday 20 miles south of Matecumbe Key attempting to illegally enter the United...

Coast Guard terminates voyage for illegal fishing in Tortugas Ecological Reserve

Coast Guard terminates voyage for illegal fishing in Tortugas Ecological Reserve
The 83-foot commercial fishing vessel, Lady Kristie, near Tortugas Ecological Reserve, Feb. 21, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration terminated the voyage of the 83-foot commercial fishing vessel, Lady Kristie, with three people aboard Thursday after discovering multiple violations near Tortugas Ecological Reserve. Fishing in an ecological...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crew repatriated 11 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba. A good Samaritan located a rustic vessel approximately 18 miles southeast of Islamorada, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement interdicted the migrants and transferred them to the Coast Guard Cutter Charles...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew, a Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo boatcrew, and a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations marine unit intercept a 26-foot rustic vessel in the Florida Straits Tuesday, July 17, 2018 with 28 Cuban migrants aboard. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28...

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard cruise ship Carnival Paradise passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard cruise ship Carnival Paradise passenger
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a Carnival Paradise cruise ship passenger at approximately 9 p.m., Wednesday who reportedly went overboard about 85 miles west of Fort Myers. Missing is Brian Lamonds, 50, of Greensboro, N.C. Coast Guard watchstanders received a call at approximately 10 a.m., Tuesday via VHF-FM marine band radio from...

Coast Guard searching for man missing from cruise ship Carnival Paradise

Coast Guard searching for man missing from cruise ship Carnival Paradise
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old male reported missing from a cruise ship Tuesday approximately 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla. Missing is Brian Lamonds, 50, Greensboro, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 10 a.m., from the cruise ship Carnival Paradise stating the man was missing...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore boat crew interdicts a 25-foot rustic vessel with 19 Cuban migrants onboard approximately 20 miles north of Cuba. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba, following two separate interdiction cases. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft crew located a rustic...