Coast Guard suspends search for missing Naples, Fla. boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Naples, Fla. boater
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing boater in Naples, Florida, Tuesday. The search for Robert J. Poissant, 54, of Naples, was suspended at 4 p.m. Tuesday following nearly three days of searching in Gordan’s Pass and surrounding waters. At 10:40 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, received a Marine Emergency...

Coast Guard searching for Pompano Beach Diver near Ft. Lauderdale

Coast Guard searching for Pompano Beach Diver near Ft. Lauderdale
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews and other agencies are searching for a missing diver after he never resurfaced one mile east of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Saturday. Missing is Marc Raroha, 45, from Pompano Beach, Florida. Coast Guard received initial notification from the captain aboard the pleasure craft Advocat at 4:45 p.m., stating that Raroha went diving with two others, they resurfaced but he did not. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Man clinging to capsized vessel rescued by Coast Guard

Man clinging to capsized vessel rescued by Coast Guard
MIAMI — A man was rescued by a Coast Guard Station Miami smallboat crew after he was found clinging to his capsized boat Saturday Morning. Coast Guard Sector Miami command center watchstanders received initial notification from Tow Boat U.S. that a MAYDAY call was heard over VHFM-Channel 16. Tow Boat U.S. reported they were able to communicate with the MAYDAY caller but with a weak signal. The...

Coast Guard finds missing man’s body

Coast Guard finds missing man's body
MIAMI — The body of a man, who went missing on Saturday, was positively identified by a medical examiner with Miami-Dade County, Sunday. Crewmembers aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter located the body of the missing boater inside the surf line at 59th Street and Collins Avenue, at approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The identification of the deceased is being withheld...

Coast Guard Cutter Sapelo seizes $34 million of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Sapelo seizes $34 million of cocaine
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sapelo interdicted 1.3 tons of cocaine off the coast of the Dominican Republic Saturday disrupting a maritime illegal drug shipment in a joint effort as part of Operation Caribbean Guard. The drug shipment is estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $34 million. While on a routine patrol, a deployed Coast Guard Air Station Miami...