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Coastguardsmen alongside Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement law enforcement personnel load 3,591 pounds of marijuana for transportation to a secure facility following an interagency press conference at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico July 21, 2014. The Coast Guard and federal law enforcement partner agencies announced the interdiction of the motor vessel An Nur, where the motor vessel and the illegal drug shipment, estimated to have a wholesale value of $3.5 million dollars were seized, while the 5-man Guyanese crew was detained for prosecution. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan Public Affairs specialist.)

Alleged Pot Smugglers Caught With 3,500 Pounds Of Drugs

Coast Guard officials seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana during a drug interdiction south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea.

07/21/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Texas Diver

Coast Guard officials suspended their search for a diver who went missing off the Bahamas.

07/16/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Diver In Bahamas

The Coast Guard has called-off the search Wednesday for a man who went missing during a shark diving venture in the Bahamas Sunday.

07/16/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Diver In The Bahamas

Crews are searching for a 63-year-old man who never resurfaced after diving into the waters of the Bahamas during a commercial shark diving venture.

07/15/2014

Coast Guard Station Miami Beach (Source: Coast Guard Station Miami Beach)

11-Year-Old Boy Rescued After Jet Ski Incident

An 11-year-old boy was in a jet ski incident off of Monument Island on Saturday evening and had to be rescued by Miami Coast Guard.

07/13/2014

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Boy, 11, Rescued Off Of Monument Island

Rescue crews came to the aid of an 11-year-old boy following a personal watercraft incident.

07/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Miami Fire Chief: Agencies Will Analyze Rescue Efforts Of July 4th Boating Accident Victims

Nearly a week after the July Fourth tragedy on Biscayne Bay in which four people died and a dozen others were injured, Miami Fire Chief Maurice Kemp says the various local fire departments, police departments and state and federal agencies that responded to the tragedy will analyze their efforts.

07/10/2014

(Source: CBSLosAngeles)

Pilot, Passengers Rescued After Cessna Goes Down Off Bahamas

The crew of a cargo ship came to the rescue after a small plane went down in the Atlantic off the coast of the Bahamas.

07/07/2014

(Source: AP)

Cuban Smuggling Ring Leader Gets 20 Years In Prison

The man prosecutors described as the leader of a Cuban human smuggling ring was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

07/06/2014

July 4, 2014: A boating accident off of Dinner Key killed four people.  (Source: CBS4)

Boating Accident Off Dinner Key Leaves Four Dead

South Florida is still shaken up over a boating accident off Dinner Key that left four people dead and several others injured, according to FWC.

07/06/2014

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