Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other agencies searched 10 square-nautical miles for approximately 4 hours without identifying any signs of distress. There were no correlating reports of missing people near the search area. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of a person approximately a half-mile from West End Public Beach in distress. The reporting source said they were only able to see the person’s head and no other identifying...

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing individual after rescuing one person in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Monday. Missing is 32-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux. Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued 43-year-old Michael Lee Farley at 7:03 a.m. Monday, approximately a mile north of Lakeshore Drive in Lake Pontchartrain....

Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard ends search for 2 men near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two men near Central Public Beach near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. A body was recovered at 6:07 p.m. Thursday and the second at 8:28 a.m. Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 2:47 p.m. Thursday of a 17-year-old male and 40-year-old male last seen entering the water...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Pensacola
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for three overdue boaters near Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report that a man and his two sons had not returned by the anticipated time. They launched from Navy Point Boat Launch in Bayou Grande. Missing are: David Washington, 80 years old, hometown...

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department was reported having located the body of the man near the west side of the Destin Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man...

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man wearing dark blue shorts last seen walking in waist-high water on the west side...

Coast Guard rescues 9 from boat taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 9 from boat taking on water
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued nine people from a sinking boat approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call at about 9 p.m. Friday that a 61-foot sportfisher boat was taking on water approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin. Involved in the rescue were: HC-144...

Coast Guard searching for person in water in the Tombigbee River

Coast Guard searching for person in water in the Tombigbee River
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the Tombigbee River near McIntosh, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report Thursday at 8:55 p.m. of a vessel with two people aboard that grounded in the Tombigbee River. An 87-year-old man was reported to have gone into...