Coast Guard crews rescue 2 boaters near San Juan

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 boaters near San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard surface and air unit combined efforts to rescue two boaters following a vessel capsizing Wednesday morning, approximately six and a half nautical miles northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rescued are Stephen McGrath, 54, and Tyler Penfield, 25, who reportedly were fishing for Mahi when a swell came over the bow of the 25-foot vessel Vida Azul causing the vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water off Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water off Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units suspended a two-day search pending further developments Sunday evening for a person in the water in the vicinity of Playa Escondida near Fajardo, Puerto Rico. “The fate of the person subject to this search remains unknown,” said Senior Chief Petty...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searches for person in the water Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk search pattern for person in the water off Playa Escondida near Fajardo, Puerto Rico Dec. 10, 2022. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units are searching for a person in the water in the vicinity of Playa Escondida near Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard watch standers in Sector San Juan received a 911 call reporting the distress at approximately 5:15 p.m....

Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser collides with fishing vessel

Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser collides with fishing vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser and the 23-foot commercial fishing vessel Desakata were involved in a collision Monday afternoon, approximately four nautical miles north of Dorado, Puerto Rico. Following the collision, the crew of the cutter Winslow Griesser recovered the two...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in the water
Station San Juan 45-Footg Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 23-year-old man Thursday night in waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Harold Carrion Butter from Arecibo was found alive Friday morning in an abandoned structure near Garcia Park in Arecibo where he was detained by Puerto...

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Wednesday for a 23-year-old man in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Harold Carrion Butter, from Arecibo, who was last seen at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday standing on the rocks just off the water. He was wearing a white shirt...

Responders recover body of 12-year-boy, ending search efforts

Responders recover body of 12-year-boy, ending search efforts
Station San Juan 45-Footg Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and local response agencies search efforts for a 12-year-old boy ended Tuesday morning, when a San Juan Police dive team recovered the boy’s body in the water just off the Condado Beach area in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The deceased boy, a resident of Mass., reportedly was playing...

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer just off “Los Tubos” Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer just off “Los Tubos” Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units suspended the search for a 21-year-old man Tuesday in the island’s northern coast just off “Los Tubos” Beach in Manati, Puerto Rico. Still missing Elias Espino Rosado from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, last seen being pulled out to sea by the strong currents while swimming Sunday afternoon just...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water just off “Los Tubos” Beach

Coast Guard searching for person in the water just off “Los Tubos” Beach
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units are actively searching Monday for a person in the water just off “Los Tubos” Beach in Manati, Puerto Rico. Missing is Elias Espino, 21, from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, who was last seen being pulled out to sea by strong currents, while swimming Monday afternoon just off “Los Tubos” Beach....