Coast Guard rescues 10 people, recovers body near Key Biscayne

Coast Guard rescues 10 people, recovers body near Key Biscayne
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach small boat crew inspecting a boat that was part of a collision near Key Biscayne, Florida, June 17, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Miami Beach) MIAMI — Coast Guard and partner agencies crews rescued 10 people and recovered two bodies after their vessels collided, Friday, near Key Biscayne. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach small boat crews and a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to 54 search and rescue cases in 7th District

Coast Guard responds to 54 search and rescue cases in 7th District
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach small boat crew conducts ports, waterways, coastal security tactical training in Biscayne Bay, Florida, May 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Miami Beach) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to 54 search and rescue cases off Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina coasts during Memorial Day weekend, Friday-Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami rescue crews responded...

Coast Guard responds to 1 fatality, 4 illegal operations near Miami

Coast Guard responds to 1 fatality, 4 illegal operations near Miami
The 53-foot vessel, FL6464RF, is moored near the Miami River, Florida, May 21, 2022. The vessel was operating as an illegal small passenger vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard and Miami law enforcement crews responded to one fatality and stopped four passenger for hire operations, this past weekend, off south Florida’s coast. A Coast Guard Sector Miami boarding team and a Sector...

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...