Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated 22 migrants to the Dominican Republic, Wednesday. The migrants were interdicted as the result of two separate cases by the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser in the Mona Pass during efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border...

Coast Guard, USS Zephyr, CBIG partners seize $2 million dollars of cocaine

Coast Guard, USS Zephyr, CBIG partners seize $2 million dollars of cocaine
U.S. Customs and Border Protection marine units working with the crew of a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft interdicted a go-fast vessel, off Mona Island, Puerto Rico Aug. 27, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin transferred four suspected smugglers and approximately one million dollars of cocaine to Ramey Sector Border Patrol Agents in Mayaguez Thursday...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Sabine, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a diver Friday who went missing approximately 75 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas. Search crews covered more than 3,100 square miles for approximately 46 hours. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal Wednesday evening from a 22-foot pleasure craft...

Coast Guard rescues 2 overdue in West Atlantic Ocean

Coast Guard rescues 2 overdue in West Atlantic Ocean
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with the Royal Bahamas Defense Force rescued two overdue boaters approximately 22 miles north of Freeport, Bahamas Thursday. Rescued were Sasha McPhee, 37, and Jerome Burrows, 37, both from the Bahamas. At approximately 8 p.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, crew located the two boaters anchored,...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing diver near Sabine, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing diver 75 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas, Thursday. Missing is 65 year-old Alfred Charles Lensing. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal Wednesday evening from a 22-foot pleasure craft tied to an oil rig. Watchstanders contacted the person on...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 6 from sinking boat near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist 6 from sinking boat near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted in the rescue of six people from a sinking vessel approximately 22 miles south of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a radio call from the captain of a 25-foot catamaran with six people aboard...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search Saturday for a fisherman last seen attempting to swim out to his drifting vessel near Port O’Connor, Texas. A body was recovered at approximately 8:30 a.m. matching the description of the missing fisherman. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 1, continues search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 1, continues search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman and continues the search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas, Friday morning. Missing is a 22-year-old man, last seen wearing a red and yellow checkered plaid shirt with tan shorts and olive green waders, near Grass Island. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 17 migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a report from a good Samaritan Friday of a rustic vessel with 15 people aboard. The watchstanders diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans, a Coast Guard...