Coast Guard searching for person near Lake Felicity

24 foot Special Purpose Craft - Shallow Water

Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel Monday near Lake Felicity.

Missing is Percy Dardar III, a 37-year-old male from Pointe-aux-Chenes. He was last seen wearing a hoodie, jeans and white shrimping boots.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 5:30 a.m. from the Terrebonne Sheriff’s Department that Dardar had left a local boat ramp around 3 p.m. Sunday to look for oysters, and then did not return.

The vessel is described as a 24-foot white Carolina skiff.

Currently involved in the search:

  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
  • Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew
  • Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Lafourche Sheriff’s Department

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the Sector New Orleans command center at 504-365-2200.

For more breaking news follow us on Twitter and Facebook. For recent photographs follow us on Flickr.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.