USS Kidd, Coast Guard LEDET 401 seize $6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

USS Kidd, Coast Guard LEDET 401 seize $6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute offloads 225 kilograms of cocaine and at Sector San San Juan Aug. 29, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard, Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 225 kilograms of cocaine and apprehended three suspected smugglers following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast in the Caribbean Sea, Monday. Two suspected smugglers are Dominican Republic...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads cocaine, marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads cocaine, marijuana
Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew members offload approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Aug. 27, 2020, Port Everglades, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray) MIAMI —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Thursday, worth...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. repatriates 20 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. repatriates 20 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 20 Cuban migrants after law enforcement teams stopped two illegal voyages off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Station Islamorada and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operation teams interdicted a 27-foot cabin cruiser Tuesday after a CBP aircraft spotted the...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home from 61-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home from 61-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home on Wednesday, May 13 to St. Petersburg, Florida following a 61-day Caribbean Sea deployment. On 13 March 2020, Resolute departed homeport and transited to Naval Station Mayport to participate in the Coast Guard’s biennial shipboard training assessment,...

Coast Guard offloads $338 million of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads $338 million of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guardsmen assemble before preparing bails of cocaine to be offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2020.(Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded nearly 20,000 pounds of cocaine Monday seized from known drug-transit zones of the Eastern Pacific Ocean worth approximately...

Coast Guard recovers man from water in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard recovers man from water in Tampa Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — A Coast Guard crew recovered a man from the water after he was ejected from his boat in Tampa Bay, Sunday. A Coast Guard Cutter Resolute (WMEC 620) crewmember spotted a boat turning in circles and directed their rescue boat crew to investigate. Once on scene, the rescue boat crew recovered a man...

Coast Guard, FURA interdicts 11 Dominican migrants 2 miles west of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, FURA interdicts 11 Dominican migrants 2 miles west of Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico United Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) interdicted 11 Dominican migrants Wednesday approximately 2 miles west of Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received a report from FURA stating they interdicted a 20-foot yola with 11 people aboard approximately...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads 26,000 pounds of cocaine, 1,500 pounds of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads 26,000 pounds of cocaine, 1,500 pounds of marijuana
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Rear Adm. Peter Brown and The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew stand on the flight deck amongst 26,000 pounds of interdicted cocaine and 1,500 pounds of interdicted marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, June 6, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. Miami – The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) crew offloaded...

Coast Guard cutter Resolute returns home from 60-day deployment

Coast Guard cutter Resolute returns home from 60-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute File Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Resolute (WMEC-620) returned home on Sunday, May 19th to St. Petersburg following a 60-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Upon getting underway, Resolute patrolled south to the Panama Canal, transiting the 51 mile canal and passing through three separate locks over the course of 10 hours to reach the...