Coast Guard interdicts 24 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 24 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma repatriated 20 of 24 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday just off Samana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of a makeshift boat Saturday, approximately five nautical miles west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Four men among the interdicted migrants are facing federal...

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) repatriated 22 of 25 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of a makeshift boat Saturday, approximately 20 nautical miles northwest of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Three of the interdicted migrants are facing possible federal...

Coast Guard interdicts 29 migrants, 1 suspected smuggler off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 29 migrants, 1 suspected smuggler off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard interdicted 29 migrants, and one suspected smuggler Tuesday following two separate at-sea interdictions. Two of the interdicted migrants are facing potential federal criminal immigration charges in Puerto Rico for attempted illegal re-entry into the United States, one will...

Coast Guard stops multiple migrant and drug smuggling events off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard stops multiple migrant and drug smuggling events off Puerto Rico
An overloaded vessel with approximately 35 migrants aboard is interdicted Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 approximately 34 miles west of Desecheo, Puerto Rico. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard interdicted a vessel, Monday, with 35 Dominican migrants and 4 kilograms of heroin approximately 34 miles west of Desecheo, Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 59 days

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 59 days
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 to their homeport in St. Petersburg, Florida following a 59-day patrol in the Caribbean.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned home Monday to St. Petersburg following a 59-day patrol. Resolute crew members patrolled...

Coast Guard repatriates 41 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 41 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Tezanos (WPC-1118) crewmembers transfer four of eight migrants to the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) Dec. 19, 2018. The cutter Joseph Napier repatriated the migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic Dec. 20, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 15 migrants Friday and 26 others Thursday to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of four...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) Over the Horizon cutter boat is on scene with a group of 25 Dominican migrants interdicted off Puerto Rico Nov. 29, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol boat in waters just of Samana Bay, Dominican Republic Monday, following the at-sea interdiction of a migrant...

Coast Guard repatriates 74 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 74 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley transfers a group of migrants to the cutter small boat during the repatriation of 74 Dominicans in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Nov. 27, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 74 Dominican migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tuesday night following the at-sea interdictions of four migrant...

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...