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...

Coast Guard repatriates 232 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 232 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 232 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Sept. 22. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated 56 Cuban migrants Sept. 22; the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 63 Cuban migrants Saturday; the Sexton crew repatriated 59 Cuban migrants Tuesday; and the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew repatriated 54 Cuban migrants Friday. These...

Coast Guard rescues missing diver north of Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard rescues missing diver north of Lake Worth Inlet
MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued a 28-year-old male Tuesday 7 nautical miles north of Lake Worth Inlet. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a missing diver at about 6 p.m. Tuesday after the diver failed to return to his boat. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 17 Dominicans and returned three Indians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday night, from a group of 27 migrants who were interdicted in the Mona Passage by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Tuesday morning. Seven of the migrants are facing criminal prosecution for attempted entry and re-entry into the United States...