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CRUZ BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that officials issued several citations to yacht captain Ryan Bane — including “obstruction of a boarding” — but there is still no sign of British woman Sarm Heslop, who was reported missing from Bane’s vessel on March 8. According to Virgin

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SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard, as a public safety measure, is advising the public to stay away and not enter the Cayo Cardona lighthouse in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The facilities at the United States Coast Guard Isla de Cardona Light sustained significant damage as a result of the 2020

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department has released more information about the search for 41-year-old Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop, who was last seen on March 7 aboard the 47-foot catamaran Siren Song moored off of Frank Bay in St. John. According to police, Ryan Bane, the owner of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Coast Guard, federal and local emergency responders in cooperation Limetree Bay conducted an oil pollution response exercise for two days this week at the south shore refinery. The government-led exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) required under the Oil Pollution Act

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and an estimated $6.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling vessel in the Mona Passage near Mona Island, Puerto Rico.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Before going missing, Sarm Heslop sailed to St. Thomas with her boyfriend Ryan Bane to have dinner at a restaurant in French Bay, authorities said. It was the last time that the 41-year-old Heslop would be seen in public with the 44-year-old Bane on the night she

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VIEQUES, Puerto Rico — At the María Simmons school, hundreds lined up on a recent morning to receive their COVID-19 shots in Vieques, an island off Puerto Rico’s eastern shores. Classrooms were outfitted with injection stations. Posters reminding those in line to stay six feet apart were stapled on the

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it continues to search for two people who were reported missing recently. 80-year-old Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel was reported missing on February 19. Emmanuel is a Black male, standing around 5 feet 5 inches in height, and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He has

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CRUZ BAY — There is a photograph of the man who owns the catamaran that a 41-year-old British woman went missing from in St. John six days ago. Ryan Bane, 44, told police his girlfriend Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop might have fallen overboard from their catamaran after he woke up

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling vessel in the Caribbean Sea off of St. Croix. The suspected smugglers

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