Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport
Coast Guard Station Freeport 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing person in the water last seen at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas. Missing is 22-year-old Elijah Posana, U.S. Air Force, who was last seen wearing a maroon shirt. Coast Guard and local agency crews searched over the course of 28 hours, covering approximately 100...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 22-year-old male in the water at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas. Missing is Elijah Posada, U.S. Air Force, who was last seen wearing a maroon shirt. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification Sunday of a 22-year-old Posada who was swimming approximately...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday after a body matching the description of the missing boater was located in the vicinity of the accident approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, searched approximately 267 square-miles over a three day period. The initial call came in at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday when Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Kemah, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continued its search for a missing boater Sunday approximately five miles east of Kemah, Texas. The missing boater is a male in his mid-40s wearing a blue shirt with grey shorts. At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by 911 dispatch of a boater...

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship passengersoutheast of Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship passengersoutheast of Galveston
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 26-year-old male Saturday evening who was reported overboard from the Carnival Dream 47 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Search crews covered more than 586 square miles throughout the two day search. “With our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of this young...

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard reopened the Houston Ship Channel Friday after a protest demonstration near Baytown, Texas. “Our partnerships with federal, state and local agencies as well as stakeholders allows us to quickly respond to any maritime safety concerns and mitigate impact to the waterway,” said Capt. Richard Howes, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston deputy commander. “The work...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person in the water near Port Aransas, Texas. The search began Sunday morning when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a missing fisherman who was last seen aboard his fishing vessel at 4 a.m. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple local, state and federal agencies ended the search Sunday morning for Chief Chris Reed, Kemah Chief of Police, after his body was recovered from the water approximately one and a half miles north of the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas. At 7:54 a.m. a body matching the description of Chief Chris Reed was recovered from the water by a Galveston County...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water north of the Texas City Dike near Texas City, Texas, Friday. The missing person was described as a Caucasian male wearing a grey shirt with no life jacket. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the Texas City Police Department after it was reported to them...