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 380 migrants and stopped several narcotics smuggling attempts since October of 2018.
The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Thursday who capsized 4 miles west of Crystal River. While searching for a 71-year-old missing boater, a Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium (UT-M) from Coast Guard Station Yankeetown observed a flare Thursday at 3:32 a.m. near Crystal River.
The U.S. Coast Guard assisted the Haitian Coast Guard stop approximately 70 Haitian migrants Sunday approximately 26 miles north of Cap Haïtien, Haiti.
The Coast Guard is searching for two missing people Monday 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a good Samaritan vessel stating they were on scene with nine people in the water from a capsized 18-foot vessel.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned Wednesday to Key West after a 90-day patrol in support of Operations Southeast Watch and Unified Resolve in the Caribbean Sea in support of alien migrant interdiction operations.
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew returned to home Monday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston.
The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel capsized and partially sank in Mosquito Lagoon.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne officially signed for the cutter during a signing ceremony in Key West, Florida, on Oct. 25.
U.S. Coast Guard crews medevaced an injured diver Tuesday 40 miles east of Ponce Inlet. The diver, a 37-year old man, was experiencing signs of decompression sickness.
Coast Guard crews continue response efforts along the path of Hurricane Michael, Friday.
The Coast Guard along Florida’s Gulf Coast reminds boaters to prepare Monday for Hurricane Michael. The Coast Guard asks boaters to take action now as hurricane winds, degraded sea conditions and rainfall can impact areas well ahead of the storm.
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned home Wednesday to Naval Station Mayport following a six-week counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean Sea.
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 at Sector San Juan Thursday, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel Sunday off Loiza, Puerto Rico.
The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel taking on water Friday 34 miles east of Lake Worth.
More than 7 tons of cocaine seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) Thursday in Port Everglades.
The Coast Guard, along with commercial salvage, assisted 10 people aboard a disabled and adrift vessel Monday 9 miles west of Bimini, Bahamas.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Good Samaritans rescued two boaters Friday after their vessel capsized 9 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office of a 911 hang-up call and issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast.
During the second week of March, Officer Humphrey put together targeted enforcement action plan (TEA) named “Safety Sailboat” to assist the U.S. Coast Guard during their annual Operation Gatekeeper detail.