Coast Guard, partner agencies stop suspected smuggling voyage

Coast Guard, partner agencies stop suspected smuggling voyage
Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations boat crews stops a suspected smuggling voyage off West Palm Beach, Florida, May 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred seven migrants to Bahamian authorities, Monday, after being stopped off Florida’s coast. Station Lake Worth Inlet, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine...

Coast Guard crews find missing boater, suspected smuggler

Coast Guard crews find missing boater, suspected smuggler
A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet rescue crew finds missing 54-year-old Juan Evelio Ferrer Gonzales and his stepson, in his 22-foot vessel off Jupiter, Florida, Nov. 16, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Lake Worth Inlet) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews found 54-year-old Juan Evelio Ferrer Gonzales, Tuesday, at approximately 10:45 p.m. off the coast of Jupiter after he was reported missing,...

Coast Guard transfers 12 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 12 migrants to Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred 12 Haitian migrants to Bahamian authorities, Friday. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet’s crew notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a suspicious 24-foot vessel approximately 3 miles east of Juno Beach, Tuesday. A Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office law enforcement small boat crew intercepted the vessel. The migrants were...

Coast Guard transfers 8 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 8 migrants to Bahamas
U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection agents search a 20-foot pleasure craft that was interdicted by a U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet boat crew due to suspicious activity Aug. 31, 2021 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber’s crew transferred eight Hatian migrants to Bahamian authorities, Thursday, after interdicting...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescues 9 people near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agency rescues 9 people near Lake Worth Inlet
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet boat crew and rescued boaters pose for a photo near Lake Worth Inlet, Florida, August 1, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet boat crew, a partner agency and good Samaritans rescued nine people from the water after their vessel overturned, Sunday, near Lake Worth Inlet, Florida. The mariners were safely returned...

Coast Guard transfers 19 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 19 migrants to Bahamas
The Coast Guard interdicts a 26-foot vessel off the coast of Lake Worth Inlet, Florida, July 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred one Ecuadorian, two Brazilian and 16 Haitian migrants to the Bahamas, Saturday, following an interdiction that occurred Thursday, approximately 12 miles east of Lake Worth Inlet, Florida. A Customs and Border...

Coast Guard rescues 9 people from vessel taking on water near Peanut Island

Coast Guard rescues 9 people from vessel taking on water near Peanut Island
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet rescue crew assists three crewmembers aboard a 20-foot sailing vessel that is taking on water, near Peanut Island, Florida, July 4, 2021.. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet boat crew and good Samaritans rescued nine people aboard a 20-foot vessel that was taking on water, Sunday, near Peanut Island, Florida. The mariners...

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 stops suspected human smuggling venture off West Palm Beach

Coast Guard stops suspected human smuggling venture off West Palm Beach
A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet law enforcement team and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations law enforcement team interdict a 29-foot vessel with two Bahamians, seven Jamaicans, two Haitians and four Dominican Republicans aboard March 17, 2021 approximately 5 miles off West Palm Beach, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet law enforcement...