Sector Mobile Suspends One Search, Continues Another

MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Colin Rayner, 28, after he was reported by the Long Beach Police Department to be safely on shore early this afternoon.

The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a Mayday distress call received this morning from the Rescue 21 Tower, the Pinnacle St. Joe, that reported the vessel Cobalt to be in distress approximately 64-miles southeast of the Panama City Pass.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile has launched a HU-25 Falcon jet and crew from the Aviation Training Center here, the Coast Guard Cutter Bonito, homeported in Pensacola, Fla., and has issued an Urgent Marine Iformation Broadcast to local Mariners in the area to stay alert for possible people or a vessel in distress.

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