Coast Guard offloads $6.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $6.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 721pounds (327kgs) of cocaine Oct. 5, 2022 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction of a smuggling vessel in the Mona Passage Sept. 26, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser and Caribbean Corridor...

Coast Guard repatriates 47 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 47 Dominicans
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser cutter boat near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico Oct. 1, 2022, alongside a makeshift boat interdicted earlier with forty-nine Dominicans who were taking part in an illegal voyage.(U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriated 47 Dominicans to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off the Dominican Republic...

Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser collides with fishing vessel

Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser collides with fishing vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser and the 23-foot commercial fishing vessel Desakata were involved in a collision Monday afternoon, approximately four nautical miles north of Dorado, Puerto Rico. Following the collision, the crew of the cutter Winslow Griesser recovered the two...

Cutter Winslow Griesser tows  disabled catamaran to safe harbor

Cutter Winslow Griesser tows  disabled catamaran to safe harbor
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser crew assists two boaters by towing the disabled catamaran Sassi Kat, approximately 50 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico in the early morning hours of Feb. 10, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser assisted two boaters Thursday by towing the disabled 51-foot catamaran Sassi...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from distressed sailing vessel near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 6 from distressed sailing vessel near Puerto Rico
Coast Guard air and surface crews rescued a Russian, a Kazakh and four Uzbeks the night of Jan. 20, 2022 from a distressed sailing near Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface crews rescued a Russian, a Kazakh and four Uzbek men Thursday night from a distressed sailing vessel near Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The six survivors were traveling aboard...

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser interdicts a makeshift vessel part of illegal voyage Jan. 13, 2022 north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic Sunday afternoon, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are...

Coast Guard crews aid yacht Current Sea in Mona Passage

Coast Guard crews aid yacht Current Sea in Mona Passage
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser renders assistance to the 95-foot motor yacht Current Sea Nov. 15, 2021, after the vessel sustained damage to its forward bow and started taking on water while transiting Mona Passage waters, approximately 26 nautical miles west of Rincon, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard surface and air units combined efforts to save...

Coast Guard repatriates 66 migrants to Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard repatriates 66 migrants to Dominican Republic Navy
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser interdicts an illegal voyage with 42 migrants Nov. 5, 2021 in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 66 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Sunday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage...

Coast Guard returns 83 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 83 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier interdicts an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters Northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Nov. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crew transferred 77 Dominican and six Haitian migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal...