Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium

Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing individual after rescuing one person in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Monday.

Missing is 32-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux.

Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued 43-year-old Michael Lee Farley at 7:03 a.m. Monday, approximately a mile north of Lakeshore Drive in Lake Pontchartrain. Farley was reported good condition and transferred to Station New Orleans.

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 5:47 p.m. Sunday of an unmanned 34-foot sailing vessel, the Good Humor, with a dog and cell phones aboard in view of the Lakefront Airport. Coast Guard crews and partner agencies searched Sunday and throughout the night.

Involved in the search are:

Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Jefferson Sheriff’s Marine Unit

Anyone with information is requested to contact Sector New Orleans at 504-365-2200.

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