Category: U.S. Coast Guard

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.