While on routine patrol, Tahoma crewmembers detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew launched a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a small boat to the tanker. Coast Guard law enforcement officers seized 60 bales of contraband, which later tested positive for cocaine.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina, were alerted at about 5 p.m. that Synergy had capsized and five people were in the water
The helicopter crew rescued the 5 crew members of the Langley Douglas after severe weather caused their ship to take on too much water and sink
Coast Guard aircrews from ATC Mobile operating in Houston hoist a wheelchair during search-and-rescue operations on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017. More than 20 helicopters are supporting 24-hour SAR operations during Hurricane Harvey recovery
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The operator of the vessel Unplugged recovered the seven people.
The deal agreed to by Shellenberger with the business owner is another example of tough-talking prosecutors dealing out uneven justice through plea deals.
“This is a perfect example of how vital it is to not only make sure you have life jackets on board but also that they are readily available in case of an emergency,” said Stephen Sawyer, Sector North Carolina command duty officer for the case.
Another outlaw Waterman has been nabbed in the process of raiding an oyster sanctuary and doing so out of season
A 22-foot boat with four adults and one 4 year old aboard capsized about three miles off Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina,