Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-624) crewmembers wrap a pallet of illegal narcotics at Port Everglades, Florida, Dec. 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Estrada) MIAMI — The Reliance-class Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless (WMEC 624) crew offloaded more than $148 million of illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Tuesday, from three separate interdictions in the Caribbean...

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami
Bales of contraband are stacked in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless at Base Miami Beach, Dec. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Zimmerman) MIAMI— Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless’ crew offloaded more than $148 million of illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Tuesday, from three separate interdictions in the Caribbean Sea, in the past two weeks. Following...

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cubans to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 32 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following two interdictions in the Caribbean Sea due to safety of life at sea concerns. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew interdicted a vessel, Sunday, at about 2 a.m., approximately 11 miles south of Marathon. There was one suspected smuggler aboard...

Coast Guard repatriates 45 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 45 Cubans to Cuba
A vessel floating in the Caribbean Sea, Oct. 15, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 45 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following three interdictions in the Caribbean Sea due to safety of life at sea concerns. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders, Friday, at about 12:30...

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba
Five Cuban migrants aboard a makeshift vessel approximately 15 miles off the coast of Islamorada, Florida, July 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 27 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following two interdictions off Florida’s coast. In the first interdiction, a good Samaritan reported a 21-foot vessel with 22 people aboard, approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the nine missing Cubans approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West, Friday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 192 hours. These searches covered approximately 7,459 square miles, which...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis provide medical attention people rescued from the water approximately 32 miles southeast of Key West, Florida, July 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers and a good Samaritan rescued 13 people, nine males and four females, from the water after their vessel capsized, Tuesday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 21 Cubans to Cuba Monday at approximately 10 a.m. after they were interdicted off Key West’s coast. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders to a raft with 11 people aboard at approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, off Alligator Reef Light. Station Islamorada law enforcement...

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants from 2 interdictions to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants from 2 interdictions to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 22 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Friday, from two interdictions. In the first interdiction, a Coast Guard Station Key West small boat crew and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine surface asset located a migrant vessel, Saturday, after CBP AMO’s maritime patrol aircraft reported two personal...