Coast Guard ends search for person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the man’s body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Tuesday from Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries...

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:50 a.m. from St. Tammany Sheriff’s office of a person in Lake Pontchartrain seen on the west side...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Venice, Louisiana
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled vessel in Brenton Sound at the mouth of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet Canal, Sunday. Coast Guard District Eight received a report at 3:34 p.m. of two people on a 19-foot disabled fishing vessel in Brenton Sound. One of the boaters was diabetic, and both boaters’ cell phones were low on battery power. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:00 p.m. that one adult, one child, and two dogs were aboard a disabled inflatable vessel that had started to lose air near the Twin Span and I-11 Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain. Coast Guard Station New Orleans launched...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search, Thursday at 7:46 p.m., for a person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain near Seabrook Bridge. The Coast Guard searched approximately 218 square nautical miles of the area for approximately 28 hours. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a motorist driving on the bridge who reported seeing a person fall from a...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water and a 14-foot johnboat in Lake Pontchartrain near Seabrook Bridge, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a motorist driving on the bridge who reported seeing a person fall from a capsized 14-foot johnboat in Lake Pontchartrain at 2:39 p.m. The good Samaritan reportedly pulled over to...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to the report of a vessel taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 10:28 a.m. of a 22-foot vessel taking on water with one man and a dog aboard in Lake Pontchartrain between the Highway 11 Bridge and the I-10 Twin Span Bridge. Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person in the water in the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 164 to mile marker 110 near Gramercy, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Tug Miss Courtney that a crewmember had gone missing. He was last seen at approximately 11:15 p.m., Sunday. Involved in the search was: Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Slidell, Louisiana, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew began a search at 6:17 a.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification of a possible person in the water after a personal flotation device was found near Highway 11 and...