Coast Guard transfers 19 people to the Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 19 people to the Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred 19 Cubans to Bahamian authorities, Monday, after being rescued in the Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry air crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders, May 9, of migrants stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas. The air crew deployed a radio, food and water. There were...

Coast Guard, partner agencies stop suspected smuggling voyage

Coast Guard, partner agencies stop suspected smuggling voyage
Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations boat crews stops a suspected smuggling voyage off West Palm Beach, Florida, May 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred seven migrants to Bahamian authorities, Monday, after being stopped off Florida’s coast. Station Lake Worth Inlet, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine...

Coast Guard repatriates 61 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 61 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 61 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following seven interdictions off the Florida Keys. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry law enforcement aircrew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Wednesday, at approximately 4:45 p.m., about 55 miles south of Key West. A...

Coast Guard repatriates 49 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 49 people to Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Marathon law enforcement crew stops a rustic vessel approximately south of Long Key, Florida at about 10:45 a.m., May 1, 2022.  (U.S Coast Guard photo by Air Station Miami) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew repatriated 49 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 188 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 188 people to Haiti
A small boat from Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma ferries Haitians from the ship to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, March 22, 2022. 188 Haitians were repatriated following an interdiction on March 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew repatriated 188 people to Haiti, Tuesday, following an interdiction approximately 20 miles off Cap...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Florida Keys

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Florida Keys
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for missing boater, 35-year-old Jason Heath, pending new information. Heath’s father reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders, Tuesday at approximately 3:30 p.m., that his son was overdue, and he was last heard from around...

Coast Guard transfers 12 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 12 migrants to Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred 12 Haitian migrants to Bahamian authorities, Friday. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet’s crew notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a suspicious 24-foot vessel approximately 3 miles east of Juno Beach, Tuesday. A Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office law enforcement small boat crew intercepted the vessel. The migrants were...

Coast Guard transfers 15 migrants to Bahamas; 1 smuggler detained

Coast Guard transfers 15 migrants to Bahamas; 1 smuggler detained
A 24-foot cuddy cabin, Millie Jane, approximately 13 miles east of Miami Beach, Sep. 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred 15 Haitian migrants to Bahamian authorities, Wednesday. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents requested assistance from Coast Guard Sector Miami in the interdiction of a 24-foot cuddy cabin,...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Boca Raton Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Boca Raton Inlet
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search for Wonny Kerr, Tuesday, who was reported as missing on Friday approximately 1.5 miles north of Boca Raton Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Miami command center watchstanders received initial notification from Boca Raton Police Department 911...