Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen 60 miles off Maine coast

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen 60 miles off Maine coast
The Air Station Cape Cod rescue aircrews and the rescued four fishermen from the fishing boat Aaron & Melissa II pose for a group photograph at Brunswick Executive Airport in Brunswick, Maine, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Kate Dacimo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen Wednesday after abandoning their boat off the coast of Rockland, Maine. The captain...

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 71 of 81 interdicted migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic over the weekend following multiple at sea interdictions off Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Ten other migrants interdicted are facing federal prosecution in Puerto Rico for attempting to illegally re-enter...

Coast Guard returns 24 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 24 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) returned 24 migrants to authorities in Santo Domingo Oct. 30, 2018 following the interdiction by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis of a migrant vessel Oct. 25, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) returned 24 migrants to authorities in Santo Domingo Tuesday following the at-sea interdiction...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel 31 miles northwest of Andros, Bahamas

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel 31 miles northwest of Andros, Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel assisted a disabled 32-foot pleasure craft Tuesday 31 miles northwest of Andros Island, Bahamas. Assisted was Nelson Saldihna. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the pleasure craft Canoa, at...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing lobsterman off Jonesport, Maine

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing lobsterman off Jonesport, Maine
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water Tuesday near Doyle Island, Maine. A good Samaritan reported to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England that he saw a person falling into the water from...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Sunday for a missing 20-year-old boater off the north and northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Jan Carlos Olivos Castro, 20, who along with three other men was reportedly aboard a 16-foot boat that reportedly sank Thursday off the coast of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. “Making the determination...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 Dominicans and 2 Haitians to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 Dominicans and 2 Haitians to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 12 Dominicans and returned two Haitians to Dominican authorities Sunday evening, following the interdiction of a migrant vessel Thursday in waters just off Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing efforts in support of Operation...

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to DEA agents

Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to DEA agents
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew transferred three smugglers and approximately $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to Drug Enforcement Administration agents at Sector San Juan Sept. 20, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos (WPC-1118) crew transferred custody of three smugglers and approximately $3.3 million dollars of cocaine to Drug Enforcement Administration agents...

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...