Missing is Gary Crochet, 69, of Houma.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by the Terrebonne Parish Sherriff’s Department at 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, that they had located an unmanned 16-ft. skiff, which Crochet was reportedly seen fishing from earlier that day.
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was launched as well as a Coast Guard Station Grande Isle 24 ft. Special Purpose Craft and crew. Terrebonne Sheriff’s Department also has a rescue craft on scene.
Anyone who may have information regarding Crochet is encouraged to call: 504-365-2209