Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million dollars in seized cocaine

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million dollars in seized cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 626 pounds (284 kgs) of seized cocaine Monday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The offload of contraband resulted from a go-fast vessel interdiction April 28, 2022 in Mona Passage waters near the Dominican Republic. The interdiction is...

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier recovered the body of a woman and rescued 56 persons from the water Saturday while assisting a Dominican Republic Navy vessel, following the capsizing of an illegal voyage vessel in the Mona Passage. The Dominican Republic Navy crew reportedly recovered twelve 12 other persons from...

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitians

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitians
41 migrants aboard a sailing vessel is interdicted by Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew approximately 60 miles east of Punta De Maisi, Cuba, March 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew repatriated 84 Haitians to Haitian authorities, Tuesday, following two interdictions of undocumented migrants. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Dominican nationals

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Dominican nationals
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier’s crew repatriated 24 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic, Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage west of Aguadilla. The interdictions are the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). “These...

Coast Guard returns 83 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 83 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier interdicts an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters Northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Nov. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crew transferred 77 Dominican and six Haitian migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal...

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crewmembers work to repatriate 15 illegal migrants, 12 men and three women, to the Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat (Capella-108) in waters just off the Dominican Republic April 14, 2021. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark interdicted the migrant group the evening of April 13, 2021 aboard a makeshift vessel in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto...

Coast Guard rescues British boater in the Caribbean Sea near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues British boater in the Caribbean Sea near Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier combined efforts with the CSCL Long Beach and the LNG tanker Gemmata to rescue a man from a disabled sailing vessel in the Caribbean Sea Thursday, approximately 114 nautical miles southeast of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Rescued is Carl Michael Corey, 39, a citizen of the United Kingdom, who was transiting...

Coast Guard, partners interdict 7 drug-smuggling vessels in the Caribbean

Coast Guard, partners interdict 7 drug-smuggling vessels in the Caribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations and the Dutch Caribbean coast guard interdicted seven suspected drug smuggling vessels over 10 days near Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico in the Eastern Caribbean. The collaboration between the federal agencies resulted in more than 3,700 pounds of...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants  to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 12 interdicted migrants and transfers two men, rescued in a separate case, to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Dec. 7, 2020 near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 12 migrants from an interdicted illegal voyage and transferred two men, who were...