Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles

Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assisted U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the seizure of a significant amount of methamphetamine west of Port Angeles during a joint interagency operation. After receiving information that suspicious bags were observed near the beach on Apr. 11, a Border Patrol agent arrived and deployed his K-9 partner. The Border Patrol K-9 led the agent to multiple bags...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 4 p.m. Wednesday for a missing pilot in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The man took off mid-day Tuesday in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. “Suspending search efforts...

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot
Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue the search for a missing man who was flying from Alaska to Washington State Tuesday evening. The man took off mid-day in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. A mayday call from the man was relayed to Coast Guard units in Seattle shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday...

Coast Guard crews assist in dewatering, towing fishing vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard crews assist in dewatering, towing fishing vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan (left) and Coast Guard Cutter Adelie (center) boat crews assisted in dewatering and towing a fishing vessel that began taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Adelie and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boat crews responded to and assisted in dewatering and towing a fishing vessel...

Coast Guard rescues mariners aboard flooding vessel near Port Angeles

Coast Guard rescues mariners aboard flooding vessel near Port Angeles
Coast Guard Cutter Adelie and 25-foot Response Boast-Small file photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard crews rescued three people aboard a 68-foot pleasure craft that was taking on water near Port Angeles, Sunday night. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Port Angeles and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Adelie dewatered the vessel and towed it to Port Angeles Boat Haven. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man from plane crash off Bainbridge Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man from plane crash off Bainbridge Island
Coast Guard Stationt Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 70-year-old man missing from a plane crash in Eagle Harbor, off Bainbridge Island, Wash. Coast Guard command personnel have been in contact with the families of those affected by the incident, and we extend our deepest condolences to those affected by this tragedy, as well...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 2:19 p.m., for Andrew W. Aldrich, a kayaker who was reported missing early Wednesday morning in North Bay in the vicinity of Case Inlet near Allyn. The Coast Guard searched 16 square miles for more than 12 hours covering 170 miles in efforts to locate Aldrich, 31, who was last seen in a yellow kayak wearing dark green Carhardt gear and no...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Allyn, Wash.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Coast Guard is searching North Bay in the vicinity of Case Inlet near Allyn, for a missing kayaker who was last seen at 11:45 p.m., Tuesday. The Coast Guard is searching for Andrew W. Aldredge, 31 , who was last seen in a yellow kayak wearing dark green Carhardt gear and no life jacket. The Coast Guard was notified of the missing man by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office...

Coast Guard to increase safety patrols of Lake Washington this weekend

Coast Guard to increase safety patrols of Lake Washington this weekend
SEATTLE — Waterway users on Lake Washington should expect to see an increased presence of Coast Guard vessels conducting safety inspections, enforcing boating-under-the-influence regulations, and ensuring charter vessels are operating legally and safely this weekend. The high volume of boating traffic during sporting events increase the need to ensure all waterway users adhere to maritime rules,...