Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 20-year-old man who went overboard into the water near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 64 square miles. “Suspending a search without a positive ending is always a difficult decision to make,” said Lt....

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, along with state and local responders, are searching for a missing boater who went overboard into the water near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday. Missing is a 20-year-old white male last seen wearing a dark grey jacket and black sweatpants. The man was reportedly not wearing...

Coast Guard seizes 480 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast

Coast Guard seizes 480 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast
A Mexican lancha, with 5 fishermen aboard, is interdicted for illegally fishing by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 26, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by the cutter Edgar Culbertson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted two lancha crews and seized 480 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew approaches a lancha in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 20, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command...

Coast Guard responds to aground tug near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard responds to aground tug near Corpus Christi
The tug boat Mark E. Kuebler rests aground on shoal water near Corpus Christi, Texas, Jan. 23, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy Station Port Aransas) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a tug boat that ran aground near the South Texas Gateway refinery in Corpus Christi, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 4 p.m. Sunday,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Monday from a vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8 p.m. from a friend of two boaters, a 59-year-old man and an 80-year-old man, whose 17-foot skiff was reportedly taking on water...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish
Members of a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew escort handcuffed fishermen from a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement at the station’s dock near Brownsville, Texas, Jan. 9, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 200 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew off Texas coast
Two crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey (manning Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo) direct a Mexican fisherman aboard a lancha approximately 15 miles offshore the southern Texas coast, Jan. 7, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Benjamin Dailey) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 350 pounds of illegally caught fish Saturday in...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted five lancha crews and seized 590 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo crew, in coordination with Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi...