Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, October 14, 2019. The overdue vessel was located October 14, 2019, a green 16-foot bass boat, with no one on board. (U.S Coast Guard courtsey photo/released)

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, October 14, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtsey photo)

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, Monday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:20 a.m. of an overdue vessel with one person aboard who was scheduled to return Sunday evening.

Overdue is Kevin Lege, a white 55-year-old male, who was reported to be wearing beige pants and a green shirt.

The vessel, a green 16-foot bass boat, left from Cochiara Shipyard and Marina in The Pen Sunday evening.

Involved in the search are:

  • Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans
  • St. Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Anyone with information on the location of the missing person is requested to contact Sector New Orleans at (504) 365 – 2544.


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

Related Posts

Comments are closed.