The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell is moored at Coast Guard Sector Miami while a Coast Guard small boat provides an escort May 5, 2013.  (Source: U.S. Coast Guard hand out photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios)

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New Fast Response Cutter Arrives In Miami

The U.S Coast Guard in Miami newest ship arrived Sunday morning. The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell, the fifth of the service’s planned 58 Fast Response Cutters in the Sentinel Class, docked at its new homeport around 9:30 a.m.


Coast Guard members transfer bales of cocaine interdicted at sea from a go-fast vessel. 
(Source: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios)

$17 Million Worth Of Cocaine Intercepted At Sea

More than $17 million worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida or anywhere else for that matter after the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted the 1,400 pounds of coke from a go-fast vessel in the southwest Caribbean Sea.


The Coast Guard offloaded more than 3,500 pounds of cocaine from a cutter.

Coast Guard Captures More Than A Ton Of Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard will be offloading nearly two tons of cocaine in Miami after it recently confiscated the drugs from a go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea.


(Source: Coast Guard)

Helicopter Pilot Survives Ocean Crash

A helicopter pilot was rescued Sunday afternoon by the US Coast Guard after his crashed into the ocean about 20 miles off the coast of South Florida.