Coast Guard, Navy rescue 4 from disabled vessel after alert from distress signal

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 4 from disabled vessel after alert from distress signal
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued four mariners Thursday on a disabled fishing vessel 55-miles east of Mayport. The 37-foot fishing vessel Fish Bone notified the Coast Guard Wednesday via emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB)it had become disabled due to machinery failure. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center...

Coast Guard offloads $5 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard offloads $5 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Coast Guard law enforcement officers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator offload approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine worth $5 million estimated wholesale value at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida, Monday, July 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) TAMPA – The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine Monday worth...

Coast Guard, U.S. Navy seize $32.7 million dollars of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard, U.S. Navy seize $32.7 million dollars of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea
Approximately 1,110 kilograms of cocaine is transported aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon on April 7, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon and the USS Shamal successfully interdicted more than 1,110 kilograms of cocaine and detained four suspected smugglers in international waters in the Caribbean Sea April 7. The suspected...

Coast Guard offloads $8.25 million of cocaine

Coast Guard offloads $8.25 million of cocaine
Seized cocaine is offloaded from an airplane in Tampa, Florida, on April 7, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Johnson) MIAMI – U.S. Coast Guard and Dutch law enforcement teams seized 550 pounds of cocaine and detained one man during an at-sea interdiction northwest of Aruba, Saturday. The seized cocaine shipment was estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $8.25...