Coast Guard cites passenger vessel for operating illegally, terminates voyage

Coast Guard cites passenger vessel for operating illegally, terminates voyage
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 37-foot catamaran in the Long Beach area, citing it for operating illegally. The vessel operated with 10 passengers aboard Saturday, and again with 12 passengers aboard Sunday, near Island Chaffee and Island White off of Long Beach. A Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach law enforcement team conducted the boarding of the vessel and identified...

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover 1,300 pounds of marijuana near Catalina Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover 1,300 pounds of marijuana near Catalina Island
Seaman Alyssa Massores, Petty Officer 3rd Class David Olson, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Cody Laeger stand near a van filled with approximately 1,300 pounds of marijuana seized near Catalina Island, Aug. 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of multiple bales of narcotics in the water near Santa Catalina Island, Tuesday. A...

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard searched for the owner of an unmanned adrift dinghy found approximately four nautical miles west of Point Vincente, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted searches in the area that the unmanned dingy was found. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Seal Beach
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and Orange County Sheriff’s Department crews responded to a vessel taking on water near Seal Beach, Saturday evening. At approximately 10 p.m., an employee on an oil platform contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders about an 18-foot...

Local first responders locate body of missing 30-year-old man near Santa Monica Pier

Local first responders locate body of missing 30-year-old man near Santa Monica Pier
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Los Angeles County Lifeguards found the body of a man Saturday, who was reported missing near Santa Monica Pier Friday night. At approximately 9:45 a.m., Los Angeles County Lifeguards and Santa Monica Harbor Patrol dive teams found the unresponsive man’s body under the Santa...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Santa Monica Pier

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Santa Monica Pier
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person in the water near the Santa Monica Pier Saturday. The missing person was described to be an African-American male in his mid-30’s, wearing blue jeans and a red t-shirt. At approximately 11:30 p.m. Friday, watchstanders at...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer in the vicinity of the Huntington Beach Pier. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 11 hours covering nearly 137 square nautical miles. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Huntington Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Huntington Beach Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Huntington Beach Police, Huntington Beach Lifeguards and Orange County Sheriffs are searching for a missing swimmer in the water near the Huntington Beach Pier that began Tuesday night. The missing swimmer was identified as Jessy Cook. She is described as an 18-year old female, 5′ 11″, 147 lbs, brown hair and wearing...

Coast Guard, locals respond to boat fire near San Pedro Channel

Coast Guard, locals respond to boat fire near San Pedro Channel
Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut, Forward Operating Base Point Mugu, Station Los Angeles-Long Beach and other local agencies respond to a boat fire in San Pedro Channel near San Pedro, California, Jan. 23, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, lifeguards and LA County Fire units responded to a sailboat engulfed in flames in the vicinity of the San Pedro Channel,...