Coast Guard repatriates 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic,

Coast Guard repatriates 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic,
A makeshift boat, one of three illegal migrant voyages, interdicted by the Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group partner agencies Sept. 2, 2021 in the Mona Passage just off Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance crew repatriated 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic Friday from three at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto...

Coast Guard offloads $51 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $51 million cocaine shipment in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 1,700 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday, following the disruption of a smuggling attempt by Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 7 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 7 migrants to Cuba
Richard Etheridge’s rescue crew stops a migrant sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns, Feb. 17, 2021, approximately 35 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’s crew repatriated seven Cubans to Cuba, Friday, after Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge’s crew stopped their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel 80 miles off Key West

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel 80 miles off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted the 40-foot fishing vessel Santa Maria, Thursday, after the crew launched two flares signaling their distress approximately 80 miles southwest of Key West. A nearby good Samaritan saw the flares and reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders the Santa Maria crew’s distress. The good Samaritan...

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...