Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew approaches a lancha in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 20, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command...

Coast Guard ends search for kayaker near Jamaica Beach

Coast Guard ends search for kayaker near Jamaica Beach
Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders coordinated a search with Coast Guard Station Galveston boat crews and Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrews for an overdue kayaker Jan. 21, 2023. near Galveston, Texas. (Courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with local and state responders, ended the search for a missing 49-year-old male, near Jamaica Beach, Texas, Sunday At 10:30...

Coast Guard searching for kayaker near Jamaica Beach, Texas

Coast Guard searching for kayaker near Jamaica Beach, Texas
Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders are coordinating a search with Coast Guard Station Galveston boat crews and Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrews for an overdue kayaker Jan. 21, 2023. near Galveston, Texas.(Courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with local and state responders, are searching for a missing 49-year-old male, near Jamaica Beach, Texas, Saturday. Missing...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Monday from a vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8 p.m. from a friend of two boaters, a 59-year-old man and an 80-year-old man, whose 17-foot skiff was reportedly taking on water...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish
Members of a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew escort handcuffed fishermen from a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement at the station’s dock near Brownsville, Texas, Jan. 9, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 200 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted five lancha crews and seized 590 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo crew, in coordination with Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi...

Coast Guard rescues 6 non-citizens stranded near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 6 non-citizens stranded near Port Mansfield, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued six non-citizens stranded near Port Mansfield, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call relayed by Willacy County dispatch personnel at 6:42 a.m. from six adult non-citizens stating they were stranded on Padre Island north of the jetties near Port Mansfield. The individuals indicated they were beset by cold weather...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded near Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters stranded near Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor personnel at 6:18 p.m. of two boaters whose 21-foot pleasure craft was disabled in the vicinity...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews, seizes 600 pounds of illegal fish

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews, seizes 600 pounds of illegal fish
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew observes a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew approaching a lancha illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Dec. 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted two lancha crews and...