Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti
Interdicted Haitian migrants sit aboard a Coast Guard Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium approximately 10 miles east of Lake Worth, Florida, April 24, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 72 Haitian migrants to Haiti, Tuesday. In the first interdiction, Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a MAYDAY call April 17 and launched multiple...

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 10:30 p.m., for six people who were reported as missing approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued a Jamaican national from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from water 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from water 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a Jamaican national from the water approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued one man from the water east of Fort Pierce. A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to Cuba
A 21-foot blue chug vessel floating approximately 8 miles east of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jan. 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews repatriated 12 adult males to Cabanas, Cuba, Monday, after stopping a voyage approximately 8 miles east of Fort Lauderdale. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Coast Guard, partner agencies end search for man near Bear Cut

Coast Guard, partner agencies end search for man near Bear Cut
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies have ended their search efforts for a 33-year-old male, near Bear Cut, Key Biscayne. Florida Fish and Wildlife reported that divers located human remains near the incident site. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report at...

Coast Guard searching for a man near Bear Cut, Key Biscayne

Coast Guard searching for a man near Bear Cut, Key Biscayne
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 33-year-old male in the water after two boats collided Monday near Bear Cut, Key Biscayne. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:30 p.m. Monday of a collision between two vessels with one person in the water near Bear Cut. A Coast...

Coast Guard interdicts 16 migrants 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard interdicts 16 migrants 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet
MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations, halted a migrant smuggling operation Wednesday, approximately 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet. A CBP AMO aircraft crew spotted a 25-foot pleasure craft traveling approximately 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet and vectored two CBP surface asset crews to the scene. The CBP crews embarked the 11 Haitian...

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie
A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew embarks illegal migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Florida, July 2, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Thursday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a disabled 21-foot pleasure craft...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 55-year old missing diver half a mile south of Deerfield Beach, Florida. After searching 3,932 square-nautical miles for over 68 hours, officials were unable to locate the diver who was reported missing from a dive boat on Sunday night. “The Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission is one we take very personally, and it is never easy suspending...