Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Boudreaux Canal

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Boudreaux Canal
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday at 10:30 a.m. for a person in the Boudreaux Canal. Missing is Jimmy Garcia, 49, last seen entering the Boudreaux Canal without a life jacket. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 9 square miles continuously for 11 hours, along with other agencies. “After searching the area...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water in Boudreaux Canal

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water in Boudreaux Canal
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person Sunday evening in Boudreaux Canal. Missing is Jimmy Garcia, 49, described as a Hispanic man last seen wearing boxers and not wearing a life jacket. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 2 p.m. from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s...

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet arrived on scene to Sabine-Neches Canal O Range Rear Light, Monday, and discovered a tower toppled over into the surrounding water.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to conduct aids to navigation correction and channel assessment operations, following the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana and...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched approximately 1782 square miles continuously over 25 hours. “After an exhaustive search the Coast Guard and local partners were unable to locate the missing mariner,” said Lt. Cmdr. Michelle Ferguson,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about midnight Thursday of a vessel with two passengers that was overdue to return home. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday evening of a 36-year-old male who had jumped off the commercial fishing vessel Miss Sue. Involved in the search: Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Port Fourchon, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescues three people from a vessel taking on water 8 nautical miles off of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, May 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel taking on water 8 nautical miles off of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call via VHF radio at 12:18 p.m. of...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Tuesday. Missing is Marvin Funes, a 32-year-old from Metairie, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched approximately 326 square nautical miles for approximately 47 hours. “Our crews searched diligently for two days but were regrettably unable to locate Mr. Funes,”...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sunday. Missing is Marvin Fuentes a 32-year-old from Metarie, Louisiana. Fuentes was wearing a white and blue stripped shirt and brown shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:20 a.m. from family members...