Coast Guard, CBP interdict cocaine on Miami River

Coast Guard, CBP interdict cocaine on Miami River
The motor vessel La Temperance on the Miami River, Florida, Sept. 14, 2020. Coast Guard Sector Miami and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations law enforcement teams interdicted about 33 pounds of cocaine Monday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Miami and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations law enforcement teams interdicted about...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters in Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters Saturday near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team boarded the 55-foot motor yacht, My Way, with eight passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100(a) for not having a valid Certificate of Inspection. Violation of 46 C.F.R. 15.515(b)...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team boards a pleasure craft near Miami, Florida, Aug. 29, 2020.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters Sunday near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boarding team boarded the vessels, I Need to Relax and Sea Devil, and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R....

Coast Guard interdicts 16 migrants 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard interdicts 16 migrants 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet
MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations, halted a migrant smuggling operation Wednesday, approximately 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet. A CBP AMO aircraft crew spotted a 25-foot pleasure craft traveling approximately 14 miles east of Haulover Inlet and vectored two CBP surface asset crews to the scene. The CBP crews embarked the 11 Haitian...

Coast Guard stops 2 illegal charters off Miami coast

Coast Guard stops 2 illegal charters off Miami coast
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two pleasure crafts, Sunday, that were operating as illegal charters off the Miami coast. While on patrol, a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew conducted a boarding of the 41-foot pleasure craft, Industriales, with eight people...

Coast Guard 7th District rescues 20, assists 37 over weekend

Coast Guard 7th District rescues 20, assists 37 over weekend
MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews saved 20 lives and assisted 37 lives in Coast Guard 7th District Friday through Sunday. Over the weekend, watchstanders and units across Coast Guard 7th District worked a high volume of search and rescue cases. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders recorded five lives assisted, Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders recorded six lives saved and 12 lives assisted,...

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie
A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew embarks illegal migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Florida, July 2, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Thursday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a disabled 21-foot pleasure craft...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter, rescues 2 on disabled jet ski near Venetian Causeway Bridge

Coast Guard halts illegal charter, rescues 2 on disabled jet ski near Venetian Causeway Bridge
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted an illegal charter Thursday while assisting two boaters in a disabled vessel near Venetian Causeway Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a disabled jet ski with two people aboard pinned against a bridge piling. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Miami Marine Stadium

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Miami Marine Stadium
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew terminated the voyage of the Momentum 2 for multiple safety violations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Peter Martinez) MIAMI—The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 42-foot pleasure craft, Momentum 2, with 31 people aboard, Saturday, in the vicinity of Miami Marine Stadium. While on...