Coast Guard investigating hoax distress calls near Hobe Sound, Fla.

MIAMI – The Coast Guard is investigating a series of hoax mayday calls after multiple false distress calls were made on VHF-FM Channel 16 over the past month near Hobe Sound, Fla. The Coast Guard received a series of hoax mayday calls in early November from a person in the vicinity of Hobe Sound stating he was in distress and his boat was sinking due to a crack in the hull. When asked to provide...

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Coast Guard seeks assistance from public to identify suspect vessel

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) commenced an investigation of an incident involving a Scarab-type boat operating at a high rate of speed between the lower Niagara River near Niagara Falls, N.Y. and Lake Ontario in the vicinity of Youngstown, N.Y. at approximately 6 p.m. July 5, 2009.