Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman on Lake Erie

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman on Lake Erie
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a woman who went missing after presumably falling overboard from a 52-foot boat on Lake Erie, Sunday. Captain Joseph DuFresne, commander of Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, announced the suspension after the Coast Guard and partnering agencies conducted a search for almost 30 hours covering the equivalent of more than 1,400 square miles. “With...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing woman on Lake Erie

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing woman on Lake Erie
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers BUFFALO, N.Y. — Crews from the Coast Guard and local agencies continue the search for a missing woman on Lake Erie, Monday. Search efforts for the missing woman continued late Sunday with a crew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit aboard a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter. The aircrew searched until a crew...

Coast Guard suspends search for person reported in distress in Niagara River

Coast Guard suspends search for person reported in distress in Niagara River
USCG File Photo BUFFALO, NY — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday afternoon for a person reported to be in the water calling for help in the Eastern Upper Niagara River early Monday morning. At approximately 4:30 a.m., the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo Command Center received notification from Erie County 911 dispatch of employees at the Buffalo Sewage Treatment Plant on Unity Island seeing...

Coast Guard first responders recover two people who fell through ice on Sandy Pond in Oswego

Coast Guard first responders recover two people who fell through ice on Sandy Pond in Oswego
CLEVELAND — The bodies of two men who fell through the ice while ice fishing on Sandy Pond in Oswego, Monday, were recovered following a search by the Coast Guard and first responders from partnering agencies. Shortly after 11 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Oswego received a call from 911 dispatch stating that a good Samaritan reported seeing individuals in the water about one-quarter...

Coast Guard ends search for man missing in Lake Erie

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Coast Guard ended its active search Monday evening for a man who went missing in Lake Erie Sunday afternoon. Missing is Roger Burton, a 55-year-old man from Alliance, Ohio. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mr. Burton’s family as they deal with this tragedy,” said Capt. Joseph DuFresne, Coast Guard Sector Buffalo commander. “I am proud of the dauntless effort...

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for 1 missing in Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for 1 missing in Lake Erie
A vessel that capsized near Fairport, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2016 is moored to the pier at Coast Guard Station Fairport Nov. 7, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUFFALO, N.Y. – Coast Guard and local emergency crews are searching the waters of Lake Erie Monday for a man who went missing Sunday afternoon near Fairport, Ohio. Missing is Roger Burton, a 55-year-old man from Alliance, Ohio. At 4 p.m., Sunday, Coast...

Coast Guard ends search for missing Canadian man

Coast Guard ends search for missing Canadian man
BUFFALO, NY — The Coast Guard ended its search at sunset Thursday for the man who has been missing since he departed for a fishing trip in eastern Lake Erie Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. “Due to the amount of time that has passed since the man departed on his fishing trip and the ideal search conditions our crews experienced over the course of...

Coast Guard continues search on Lake Erie for missing man

Coast Guard continues search on Lake Erie for missing man
BUFFALO – The Coast Guard continues searching for a man who went missing in Lake Erie Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. By 7 a.m. Thursday, boat and air crews searched 3,720 square nautical miles, almost half the size of Lake Erie, and conducted more than 60 search patterns.  This is Coast Guard Sector Buffalo’s largest search on Lake Erie in recent...

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for missing man

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for missing man
BUFFALO – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing in Lake Erie, Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. Searching are: a boat crew from Coast Guard Station Buffalo aboard a 45-foot response boat, an air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit aboard an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter, an air crew from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, aboard...