Coast Guard repatriates 70 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 70 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s small boat crew stopped a Cuban migrant vessel approximately 45 miles south of Marathon, Florida, April 1, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 70 Cubans to Cuba, Friday, after eight interdictions off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders on April...

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini
A homemade paddle board floating near Bimini, Bahamas, March. 29, 2022. The two people are expected to be transferred to Royal Bahamas Defence Force authorities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two Cuban males, Tuesday, at approximately 5 p.m. near Bimini, Bahamas. A good Samaritan reported to Sector Miami watchstanders, Tuesday, he spotted people on a homemade paddle board...

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cubans to Cuba
A towing vessel’s crewmember notified Sector Key West watchstanders of two overloaded rustic vessels approximately 10 miles off Long Key, Florida, Dec. 20, 2021. The people were repatriated to Cuba, Dec. 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evan’s crew repatriated 39 Cubans to Cuba Friday following four interdictions due to safety of life at sea concerns...

Cutter Mohawk returns from Eastern Pacific patrol

Cutter Mohawk returns from Eastern Pacific patrol
USCGC Mohawk (WMEC 913) and the Ecuador navy LAE Isla San Cristobal (LG 30) cross the Sleeping Lion rock formation at sea on Nov. 28, 2021, in the Galapagos Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Mohawk) KEY WEST, Florida — The Famous-class medium endurance Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) returned to homeport in Key West Sunday after completing a groundbreaking 45-day deployment to the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport following a 52-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport following a 52-day patrol
KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s crew returned to homeport Sunday, following a 52-day counter-drug deployment throughout the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of U.S. Southern Command’s Joint Interagency Task Force South and the Eleventh Coast Guard District. During the patrol, the Mohawk made significant advances in combating transnational criminal organizations and stopped...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics
Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew with 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload in Coast Guard history. The Coast Guard’s strong...

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returned to Key West, Thursday, after a 65-day Caribbean Sea patrol in support of Coast Guard 7th District. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew returned home to Key West, Thursday, after a 43-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea. The crew interdicted three drug vessels and seized close to 6,000 pounds of cocaine with a street...

Cutter Mohawk crew returns to Key West after interdicting $69 million in drugs

Cutter Mohawk crew returns to Key West after interdicting $69 million in drugs
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crewmembers interdicted a 25-foot vessel with two suspected smugglers and over 660 pounds of cocaine in Caribbean waters Jan. 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s (WMEC 913) crew returned home to Key West Friday after a 59-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The crew interdicted four drug vessels, detained five suspected drug smugglers...

Coast Guard offloads $8.5 million of cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $8.5 million of cocaine in San Juan
Coast Guard offloads 302 kilograms of cocaine valued at $8.5 million, and transfers custody of two suspected smugglers to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico Jan. 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutters Mohawk and Charles David Jr. transferred custody of two suspected smugglers and $8.5 million in seized cocaine to federal...