Coast Guard medevacs mariner from tanker 8 miles off Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from tanker 8 miles off Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old mariner from a tanker vessel approximately 8 miles off Freeport, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call at approximately 9:30 a.m. from the tanker vessel Stolt Confidence stating a crew member...

Coast Guard suspends search for boy near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for boy near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing ten-year-old male Monday evening after a body was located matching the missing child’s description near the mouth of the Colorado River in Matagorda, Texas. On Sunday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 6:53...

Coast Guard searches for missing child near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing child near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing ten-year-old male Monday near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas. The child was last seen wearing black swim trunks. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 6:53 p.m. Sunday of a ten-year-old male and a 30-year-old male who had gone missing while swimming. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water Tuesday after a body was located matching the missing person’s description near Sargent Beach, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification on Monday at approximately 2:12 p.m. from the owner of a disabled and adrift 21-foot center console...

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

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the vicinity of the mouth of the Brazos River in Freeport, Texas. At approximately 2:12 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the owner of a disabled and adrift 21-foot center console vessel with four individuals...

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 responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

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 assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsHOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted six people on a 32-foot boat approximately 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:30 p.m. Saturday of a disabled and adrift boat with six people aboard approximately...