Coast Guard interdicts 23 illegal migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 23 illegal migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach
The Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) crew tows a 25-foot cabin cruiser after interdicting the 23 illegal migrants aboard.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C.Webber (WPC-1101) interdicted 23 illegal migrants with multiple nationalities 11 miles east of Pompano Beach attempting to illegally enter the United States Saturday. The Bernard C. Webber...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors from missing airplane east of Eleuthera, Bahamas

Coast Guard continues search for survivors from missing airplane east of Eleuthera, Bahamas
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI – The Coast Guard continues to search for survivors Wednesday 15 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas, from an airplane that was reported missing Monday. Missing are Jennifer Blumin, 40, from New York City, Nathan Ulrich, 52, from Lee, New Hampshire, and Blumin’s 3-year-old and 4-year-old sons. At...

Coast Guard seizes two lanchas illegally fishing in U.S. waters

Coast Guard seizes two lanchas illegally fishing in U.S. waters
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — Law enforcement crews from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island intercepted two Mexican lanchas fishing illegally in U.S. waters, Friday. At approximately noon, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol aircraft spotted the lanchas retrieving long line gear 15 miles north of the U.S. and Mexico maritime border inside the Exclusive Economic Zone, where only American fisherman...

Coast Guard responds to bomb threat directed at Maine ferry

BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded today to a false report of a bomb onboard the ferry Cat, in Bar Harbor, Maine. At about 8 a.m., a 911 dispatcher notified the Coast Guard that someone had called in the threat. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Maine Marine Patrol, Maine State Police, Customs and Border Patrol, and other state and local agencies responded. googletag.cmd.push(function()...