Coast Guard rescues 2 people, dog near Jensen Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, dog near Jensen Beach
An Air Station Miami crew with the two rescued people and their dog at Martin County Airport in Stuart, Florida June 30, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescued two people and a dog, Wednesday, from a sunken vessel near Jensen Beach, Florida. The aircrew hoisted the two people and their dog off a life raft after their vessel sank. The people...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 18 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following three interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good Samaritan reported a wooden vessel with four people aboard to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at 1:40 a.m. Friday. They were brought aboard Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton and reported in...

Coast Guard transfers 18 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 18 migrants to Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew transferred 18 Haitian migrants to the Bahamas, Saturday, following an interdiction, Thursday, approximately one mile east of Lake Worth Inlet. Palm Beach Sheriff officers reported to Sector Miami watchstanders, Thursday, a 27-foot vessel was located boating without lights at night. They were stopped for safety concerns, and it was discovered the...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to Haiti
Twenty-one Haitian migrants and a Colombian national on a 28-foot boat, 11 miles east of Lake Worth, Florida, June 5, 2021.  MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated 20 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday, following an at-sea interdiction, Saturday, 11 miles east of Lake Worth. Sector Miami watchstanders received a report Saturday from a Customs and Border Protection...

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...

Coast Guard ends search for man near Miami Marine Stadium

Coast Guard ends search for man near Miami Marine Stadium
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended the search for a 27-year-old man, Sunday, after a good Samaritan located him in the water near Miami Marine Stadium. Deceased is Latrell Harris, from New York City. Coast Guard Sector Miami command center watchstanders received initial notification Friday...

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti
Interdicted Haitian migrants sit aboard a Coast Guard Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium approximately 10 miles east of Lake Worth, Florida, April 24, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 72 Haitian migrants to Haiti, Tuesday. In the first interdiction, Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a MAYDAY call April 17 and launched multiple...

Coast Guard good Samaritan rescue 1, stop runaway vessel off Miami

MIAMI — A good Samaritan rescued a man in the water in the vicinity of Fisherman’s Channel, Monday, at approximately 6 p.m., after he was separated from his vessel. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews arrived to the scene with the vessel still running and stopped it by entangling the prop. The man suffered a minor injury, but declined medical assistance. “As...

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off West Palm Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off West Palm Beach
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet rescue crews arrived on scene to a 30-foot reportedly taking on water approximately 30 miles off Jupiter, Florida, March 4, 2021. The crew determined the vessel was not in distress just overloaded with people. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations rescue crews interdicted...