Coast Guard, partner agencies interdict 66 migrants near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, partner agencies interdict 66 migrants near Puerto Rico
Coast Guard crews interdicted multiple Dominican migrants attempting to illegally enter into Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Jan. 11, 2019.  U.S Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 66 migrants in the last 72-hours in five separate events near Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard, and federal and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico law enforcement partners have interdicted more than...

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

63-year-old male medically evacuated near St. Augustine, Fla.

63-year-old male medically evacuated near St. Augustine, Fla.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. — U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 63-year-old man from a 25-foot recreational vessel about 44-miles east of St. Augustine, Fla., Wednesday. Evacuated was Curtis Deal, 63, hometown unknown. Deal’s son, who was also aboard the recreational vessel, contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., command center at 10:42 a.m. to request...