Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft near Jamaica

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft near Jamaica
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended their search Sunday at approximately 11 a.m. for two possible survivors of a plane in the water 14 miles north of Port Antonio, Jamaica, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center in Miami received a call from U.S. Northern Command at 11 a.m. reporting that a Socata TBM 700 light business and utility single engine turboprop aircraft departed...

Coast Guard interdicts 4,000 pounds of cocaine, 940 pounds of marijuana from 2 go-fast vessels

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dallas, homeported in Charleston, S.C., interdicted approximately 4,000 pounds of cocaine and 940 pounds of marijuana during two separate cases while patrolling the Caribbean Sea. While conducting a patrol, Dallas crewmembers located a 40-foot go-fast vessel north of Hobbies Cays, Honduras, Dec. 22. Dallas crewmembers witnessed personnel aboard the go-fast...

Cutter Bear returns to Portsmouth after cocaine seizure

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear is scheduled to return to their homeport in Portsmouth Wednesday folowing a 45 day Caribbean patrol. While patrolling in the Caribbean Sea under the direction of Joint Interagency Task Force South the crew was actively engaged in stemming the flow of illegal narcotics.