Former Virginia Beach man convicted of making false distress signal

NORFOLK, Va. — A Norfolk federal jury has convicted Larry L. Deffenbaugh, 59, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., of conspiracy and communicating a false distress signal to the Coast Guard. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia made the announcement Thursday. Deffenbaugh was previously indicted on the federal charges, April 8, 2011 and is scheduled to be...

Video – ‘America’s Most Wanted’ visits Coast Guard Sector Key West

John Walsh and the crew of “America’s Most Wanted” visit Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, to film an episode of the show. The episode profiles human and drug smuggling off South Florida.