Coast Guard interdicts 23 illegal migrants, 2 smugglers east of Palm Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 23 illegal migrants, 2 smugglers east of Palm Beach
Pictured are 23 illegal migrants and two suspected smugglers on a 25-foot pleasure craft approximately 10 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida, Oct. 09, 2020.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Huber. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations interdicted 23 illegal Haitian migrants and two Bahamian suspected smugglers approximately...

Coast Guard repatriates 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge interdicts an illegal voyage of 34 migrants aboard a 30-foot makeshift boat in Mona Passage waters off the west coast of Puerto Rico July 16, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (WPB-1102) repatriated 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy Friday afternoon, following the interdiction of three...

Coast Guard interdicts 12 migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 12 migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo by Bianca Caro. MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 10 Haitian migrants, two Bahamian migrants and one suspected smuggler Nov. 27 approximately 12 miles east of Hillsboro Inlet. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (WPC-1102) crew interdicted a westbound 25-foot Grady White pleasure craft with 13 people aboard. The cutter crew safely embarked seven...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...

Coast Guard finds missing boater 25 miles east of Miami Beach

Coast Guard finds missing boater 25 miles east of Miami Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo by Bianca Caro. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a missing boater approximately 25 miles east of Miami Beach, Saturday. Rescued was Eugene Russell, 50, who was located by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules airplane crew who vectored the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew to Russell’s location. The rescue crews arrived on scene...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 25 miles off North Miami Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 25 miles off North Miami Beach
The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater in a yellow open concept boat more than 25 miles off North Miami Beach, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Photo courtesy of the good Samaritan vessel Betty K VIII MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 50-year-old boater approximately 25 miles off North Miami Beach, Saturday. Missing is Eugene Russell, 50, who was reported overdue by his wife. She...

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew interdicted 11 Cuban migrants Sunday within Bahamas territorial seas, southeast of Cay Sal Island, Bahamas. The migrants were transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo and were then transferred Tuesday to Bahamas Immigration custody in Freeport, Bahamas. “We discourage anyone taking to the sea...

Coast Guard offloads $11.6 million of cocaine in Miami

Coast Guard offloads $11.6 million of cocaine in Miami
A view of 350 kilograms of seized cocaine offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, on Nov. 7, 2016. MIAMI  — The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 350 kilograms of seized cocaine Monday from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach. During an Operation patrol on October 27, a Joint Interagency Task...

Coast Guard repatriates 70 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 70 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has repatriated 70 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew repatriated 23 Cuban migrants Saturday; the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated 21 Cuban migrants Tuesday and another 26 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of four separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the...