Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 1 in Key Biscayne

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 1 in Key Biscayne
A good Samaritan found one migrant floating on this makeshift raft Aug. 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach rescue crew saved one person, Saturday, after a good Samaritan reported a man floating on a makeshift raft in the vicinity of Fowey Rocks. The owner of the vessel, Spread Out, reported to Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately 1 p.m. that he came...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Miami Seaquarium

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Miami Seaquarium
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boat crew rescued two men after their vessel capsized, Friday, near Miami Seaquarium, in Miami, Florida. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boat crew rescued two men after their vessel capsized, Friday, near Miami Seaquarium, in Miami, Florida. The men were returned to Crandon Park Marina by the Miami Beach rescue crew in good condition. A Sector Miami Command...

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 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 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 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, Florida Fish and Wildlife stop illegal charter near Miami River

Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife stop illegal charter near Miami River
The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife terminated an illegal charter of the 38-foot vessel, Bluefin, north of Miami River, Jan. 23 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife terminated an illegal charter of the 38-foot vessel, Bluefin, Saturday north of Miami River. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team...

Coast Guard, partner agencies stop two illegal charters near Miami Marine Stadium

Coast Guard, partner agencies stop two illegal charters near Miami Marine Stadium
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team member teamed up with Miami Police officers and conducts a boarding of the 45-foot vessel Live A Little near Miami Marine Stadium, Jan. 15, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative Service, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, and City of Miami Police department terminated two illegal charters Friday near...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter off Miami Beach

Coast Guard halts illegal charter off Miami Beach
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team boards the 63-foot yacht, Hello0000, near Miami Beach Marina, Jan. 12, 2020. The vessel’s voyage was terminated due to it operating as an illegal bareboat charter because it did not meet all of the elements of the Passenger Vessel Safety Act. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal...