Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other agencies searched 10 square-nautical miles for approximately 4 hours without identifying any signs of distress. There were no correlating reports of missing people near the search area. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of a person approximately a half-mile from West End Public Beach in distress. The reporting source said they were only able to see the person’s head and no other identifying...