Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet smallboat crew stops a migrant sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns, Feb. 20,2021, approximately 2 miles southeast of Lake Worth Inlet. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans (WPC-1110) crew repatriated five Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, after a Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet small boat crew stopped their sea voyage. A...

Coast Guard repatriates 7 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 7 migrants to Cuba
Richard Etheridge’s rescue crew stops a migrant sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns, Feb. 17, 2021, approximately 35 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’s crew repatriated seven Cubans to Cuba, Friday, after Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge’s crew stopped their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A...

Coast Guard busts 8 illegal charters in South Florida during holiday weekend

Coast Guard busts 8 illegal charters in South Florida during holiday weekend
MIAMI — The Coast Guard halted eight illegal charters in South Florida President’s Day weekend. Coast Guard Stations Miami Beach and St. Petersburg law enforcement crews boarded multiple vessels and discovered these owners and operators were operating as illegal charters. Two of the operators violated Captain of the Port orders, which is a federal offense. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 10:30 p.m., for six people who were reported as missing approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued a Jamaican national from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from water 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from water 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a Jamaican national from the water approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued one man from the water east of Fort Pierce. A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage after violation of Captain of the Port Order

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage after violation of Captain of the Port Order
MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Miami law enforcement team terminated the voyage of the 42-foot vessel Crescendo Friday after determining it violated a Captain of the Port Order near Miami Beach Marina. Owners and operators failing to comply with a federal Captain of the Port Order can face over $95,000 in criminal penalties. The vessel had 13 people aboard: two crew and 11 passengers-for-hire who...

Coast Guard assists 4 men near Fowey Rocks Lighthouse

Coast Guard assists 4 men near Fowey Rocks Lighthouse
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo Miami — A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach crew assisted four men after their 19-foot blue and white vessel capsized, Saturday, near Fowey Rocks Lighthouse. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team embarked the men and safely transported them to Dinner Key Marina with no medical concerns. Coast...

Coast Guard, PBSO stop illegal charter, arrest operator off Riviera Beach

Coast Guard, PBSO stop illegal charter, arrest operator off Riviera Beach
Palm Beach Sheriff officers and Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet board the 41-foot vessel Ace in the Hole near New Port Cove Marina, Jan. 26, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Palm Beach Sheriff officers requested Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet assistance Tuesday after boarding the 41-foot vessel Ace in the Hole near New Port Cove Marina. The Sheriff officers took the operator into...

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body near Boynton Beach Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body near Boynton Beach Inlet
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies recovered a body Monday, after a plane crashed one mile south of the Boynton Beach Jetty. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office divers reported they found the body inside the aircraft at approximately 11 a.m. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately...