Coast Guard, CBP respond to report of stowaways on vessel off Miami

Coast Guard, CBP respond to report of stowaways on vessel off Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection responded to a report of three stowaways on the merchant vessel, Diana J, Wednesday approximately three miles offshore of Port of Miami. At approximately 6:34 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from the Diana J crew stating they had located two Guatemalan adult male stowaways and one Honduran adult male stowaway...

Coast Guard interdict suspected smuggler, migrants, drugs east of Dania Beach

Coast Guard interdict suspected smuggler, migrants, drugs east of Dania Beach
A Coast Guard Bernard C. Webber crewmember conducts a narcotics identification kit test on seized cocaine at Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale, Jan. 7, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Homeland Security Investigations and Customs and Border Protection interdicted a sport fisher boat with a suspected smuggler, two migrants, a U.S.-Bahamas dual citizen and 7 kilograms of cocaine...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search at approximately 5:30 p.m., Wednesday for two missing people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. Missing are a Bahamian national, a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national, who went missing after an 18-foot boat capsized, with 11 people aboard, Sunday in an apparent migrant smuggling venture from Freeport,...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet

Coast Guard searching for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet
A capsized 18-foot suspected migrant smuggling vessel floats in the water 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet, Florida, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search Tuesday for two missing people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. The two people missing are a Bahamian national, a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national. They went missing...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet

Coast Guard searching for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet
Coast Guard Cutter Moray file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing people Monday 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a good Samaritan vessel stating they were on scene with nine people in the water from a capsized 18-foot vessel. The vessel reportedly capsized during a transit from Freeport, Bahamas to Miami...

Coast Guard Sector Miami hosts the 2018 Cutter Round Up

Coast Guard Sector Miami hosts the 2018 Cutter Round Up
A Coast Guard member throws a heaving line during a competition at Coast Guard Sector Miami, Dec. 14, 2018. MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Miami hosted the 2018 Cutter Round-Up, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 where members of different Coast Guard cutters attached to the sector competed with each other in a series of challenges. The Cutter Round-up is a series of friendly, competitive games in which members of...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet
Two Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crewmembers conducting a boarding of the 64-foot motor yacht, Cary On, in Baker’s Haulover Inlet Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fort Lauderdale MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel for violating small passenger laws and regulations in Miami on Monday. A...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 people aboard near Haulover Inlet and the 34-foot pleasure craft Sunset Stripp with 12 people aboard near Beer Can Island, Saturday after discovering several safety issues. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man from the water near Fisher Island, Sunday. Rescued was Lindsey Schult, 59. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from a woman stating that her husband had fallen off his vessel and started drifting south at approximately 2:50 p.m. Watchstanders...