Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pilottown

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pilottown
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday at 1:30 p.m. for a person in the water near Pilottown. Missing is Cristina Castro, 38, from Modesto, California. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 1,518 square miles continuously for a total of 24 hours. “The decision to suspend a case is never easy,” said Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Plummer, the search and rescue...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Biloxi, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Biloxi, Mississippi
A member from Coast Guard Sector Mobile’s Incident Management Division surveys the wreckage of shrimping vessel Cajun Made near Biloxi, Mississippi, August 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four passengers early Saturday morning from a commercial shrimping vessel taking on water near Biloxi, Mississippi. Three adults and one child were recovered...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 2,284 square nautical miles continuously for a total of 97 resource hours. “The decision to suspend a case is never easy,” said Lt. Ben Cariddi, the search and rescue mission coordinator at...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two divers experiencing symptoms requiring medical attention offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida, Saturday. One 28-year-old male was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, and one 48-year-old male was pronounced deceased by a local coroner. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida.  The Coast Guard searched approximately 3,918 square miles over 105 hours. Missing is Tosh Mutdho, last seen departing the Pensacola Beach Pier at approximately 6 p.m. Monday on a kayak. The Coast Guard searched approximately 3,918 square miles over 105...