Tag: Culebra Island

Feds Catch Up To Culebra Crew On Jet Skis With 57 Pounds Of Cocaine

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal authorities tracked down cocaine smugglers from Culebra with 57 pounds of cocaine being moved from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas on jet skis. Eight men were arrested Saturday in St. Thomas for allegedly smuggling 26 kilograms of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. On December 11, 2021 Wilfredo Vazquez Lopez, […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Person In The Water Near Culebra

SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing male boater Wednesday night near the island of Culebra off Puerto Rico. “Suspending a search is never easy, our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this missing person,” said Capt. José Diaz, Sector San Juan acting commander.  “After saturating the search area […]