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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A diver’s worst fear is being stranded alone in the open sea, and a man in his 60s faced that terrifying situation after he was stranded in the water for four hours while diving with friends off St. Thomas. The man survived the harrowing experience thanks to

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CRUZ BAY — Police are pressing the boyfriend of a British woman missing from St. John for nearly three months to begin cooperating fully with their investigation. Sarm Heslop’s Michigan boyfriend Ryan Bane has refused to allow police to search his boat, from where he says she disappeared in the early hours of

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SANTO DOMINGO — The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized an estimated $12 million in suspected drugs, May 1.  While on routine patrol, Wichita’s embarked helicopter, assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron

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TEAGUE BAY — Surveillance footage of a fishing boat being stolen from the St. Croix Yacht Club early this morning was posted to social media today. “WANTED for boat theft from St Croix Yacht Club!!! Blue Chevy truck with rusty roof and no tags,” Vic Roberge said on Facebook today.

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Willow completed a twelve-day mission Wednesday servicing 23 critical aids to navigation (AToN) across eight maritime ports in Puerto Rico. The crew of the cutter Willow serviced AToN in the ports of San Juan, Mayaguez, Tallaboa, Ponce, Guanica, Ceiba, Culebra and in the

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew repatriated 66 migrants to the Dominican Republic Tuesday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. The interdicted migrants consisted of 55 men and 11 women claiming to be Dominican Republic nationals.  The interdictions

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SALT RIVER — Unsure how to sail, not knowing how to deploy their anchor, out of fuel and essentially lost just nine miles north of St. Croix, the new owners of a sailboat deployed the boat’s emergency beacon Tuesday morning and waited for rescue. Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San

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SAN JUAN — Federal agents from Puerto Rico seized a record 2,500 kilos of cocaine off a man-made submarine from Colombia earlier this month. The vessel is the first of its kind to be intercepted in the Caribbean Sea, W. Stephen Muldrow, United States Attorney District of Puerto Rico, said in

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Joseph Tezanos crew repatriated 18 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Thursday, following the interdiction of migrant voyage in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The migrant group consists of 17 men and a woman, who claimed to be Dominican

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CULEBRA ISLAND — Coast Guard marine and facility inspectors were in Culebra, Puerto Rico on Wednesday conducting a preliminary assessment as part of a marine casualty investigation into a reported pier allision and vessel grounding involving the tug boat Don Jaime and the deck barge Marilin H. At this time,

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