Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Cruz Island’

Two men charged with killing a Coast Guard officer

Federal prosecutors have charged two Mexican nationals in the killing of a Coast Guard officer who died as a result of being thrown from a Coast Guard vessel that was rammed by a “panga” boat operated by the Mexicans. Officer... (Continue reading)

Panga boat driver kills Coast Guard officer

A panga boat suspected to be used for smuggling drugs rammed into a Coast Guard boat early Sunday morning, killing an officer off the coast of Santa Barbara County. [Noozhawk] The Coast Guard spotted the panga boat around 1 a.m.... (Continue reading)