Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-113) crewmember operates the 25-foot migrant vessel after completing the interdiction Aug. 4, 2021, 34 miles off Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage 34 miles north west off Aguadilla, Puerto Rico,Thursday. The...

Coast Guard offloads nearly $20 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads nearly $20 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon crew offloaded nearly $20 million in seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a suspected drug smuggling vessel, approximately 45 nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. A Customs and Border Protection Caribbean Air and Marine Branch maritime patrol aircraft crew detected a vessel, Saturday,...

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $5.6 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $5.6 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez crew members offload over 200 kilograms of cocaine  and transfer three smugglers to federal agents March 2, 2021 at Coast Guard Base San Juan.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base...

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger operation near Rincon, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger operation near Rincon, Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon crewmember aboard the 32-foot Going Deep dive boat assesses the vessel’s passenger-for-hire operation during a boarding Feb. 7, 2021 near Rincon, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon and Sector San Juan marine investigators terminated an illegal passenger-for-hire operation Sunday for the 32-foot...

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returns from 57-day Caribbean patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returns from 57-day Caribbean patrol
Petty Officer 3rd Class Brett Krafft and Petty Officer 3rd Class Malcom Woods fold an American flag during a burial at sea aboard the Tampa. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 57-day counter-drug and migrant interdiction operations patrol, Saturday. Patrolling known drug trafficking areas throughout...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group authorities interdict a makeshift vessel with 18 Dominican migrants off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Aug. 7, 2020. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) and the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated the migrants back to the Dominican Republic between Aug. 8 and Aug. 11, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated...

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...

Coast Guard repatriates 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriates nine migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic July 9, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy between July 3, 2020 and Thursday, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico. Thirty seven of the interdicted migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Richard Dixon cutter boat on scene with a 35-foot migrant boat with 45 migrants onboard June 29, 2020 in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 86 of 87 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy between Tuesday and Wednesday, following the interdiction of three illegal migrant voyages...