Suspect Pleads Guilty to 2016 Laser Strike on Coast Guard Air Crew

A Port Angeles-area man pleaded guilty Monday at the U.S. District Court in Tacoma for aiming a laser pointer at a Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew in 2016. Randall Muck, 35, pleaded guilty to the lesser offense of assault on a federal officer under Title 18 U.S. Code Section 111a. Muck was sentenced to 90 days of home…

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USCGC Active Returns to Port Angeles from Narcotic Patrol

May 28, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) returned to their homeport Thursday in Port Angeles after a 58-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The 55-year-old cutter and crew patrolled international waters off the coasts of Central America and Mexico in support of the Coast Guard and partner agencies’ maritime illicit drug interdiction missions. The Active…

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