Coast Guard assist 2 people after boat disabled off Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard assist 2 people after boat disabled off Biscayne Bay
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach rescue crew assisted two people, Saturday, after their vessel was disabled approximately 2 miles East of Black Point Marina. The rescue crew towed the disabled vessel and brought the two people to Black Point Marina. The people aboard the disabled vessel used a flare to help the rescue...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to Haitian migration venture

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to Haitian migration venture
Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, partner agencies crews respond to a suspected Haitian migrant venture, March 6, 2022, approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and partner agencies responded to a grounded Haitian vessel Sunday, approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef in Key Largo, Florida. Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies find missing person’s body in Miami River

Coast Guard, partner agencies find missing person's body in Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard and partner agencies found the body of a missing person, Saturday, in the Miami River. Missing was 26-year-old Joustin Chavez. City of Miami Fire department search crews found him in the waters north of the Rickenbacker Causeway off Brickell Avenue at approximately 7 p.m. Chavez’s sister initially reported...

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...