Category: U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies Interdict Hundreds of Migrants in Last Few Months Near Puerto Rico

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.

Coast Guard Transfers Smugglers, $3.3 Million of Cocaine to DEA Agents After Interdiction Off Puerto Rico

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.

U.S. Coast Guard, Good Samaritans, BCSO Team Up To Rescue Capsized Boaters Off Cape Canaveral

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.