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...

Coast Guard ends search for six people missing after migrant vessel capsizing

Coast Guard ends search for six people missing after migrant vessel capsizing
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Wednesday night for possible survivors of a capsized migrant boat in the Mona Passage near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Six persons reportedly remain missing after search efforts revealed no signs of additional survivors or of the reported capsized vessel throughout the search area. Rescued...

Coast Guard searching for 6 people after 4 others are rescued

Coast Guard searching for 6 people after 4 others are rescued
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for possible survivors of a capsized boat in the Mona Passage near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued were four men while six other persons remain missing, after survivors reported there were ten people aboard when their vessel capsized Sunday. The circumstances of the capsizing remain unclear...

Coast Guard intercepts 2 illegal voyages off Puerto Rico coast

Coast Guard intercepts 2 illegal voyages off Puerto Rico coast
La Yeguada, floats approximately 1 mile northwest of Punta Borinquen, Puerto Rico, Nov. 22, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard intercepted two illegal voyages, Sunday, off the coast of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rican Border Patrol (FURA) detected a 20-foot vessel with 12 migrants aboard, 11 Dominican Republic and one Guatemalan migrant including 11 adult males and one adult female,...

Coast Guard offloads $176,000 in seized cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $176,000 in seized cocaine in Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard cutter Joseph Napier crewmember disembarks one of two suspected smugglers who were transferred along with eight kilograms of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement officials at Sector San Juan Sept. 16 , 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) offloaded approximately eight kilograms of seized cocaine and transferred...

Coast Guard offloads $12 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $12 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded 430 kilograms of cocaine and at Sector San Juan Aug. 5, 2020, which have a wholesale value of more than $12 million. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard transferred custody of two suspected smugglers and 430 kilograms of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities at Coast Guard Sector...