Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Baton Rouge
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sunday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 30 square miles for about 9 hours for a man who entered the Mississippi River, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department that a man was seen...

Coast Guard searching for man in Mississippi River near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard searching for man in Mississippi River near Baton Rouge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who was reported entering the Mississippi River near downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department that a man was seen entering the river at about 7 a.m. Saturday. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Friday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 46 square miles for 18 hours for a man who fell off a vessel into the Mississippi River Thursday. Involved in the search were: A response boat crew from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge A response boat crew from...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Donaldsonville

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Donaldsonville
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water at mile marker 183 of the Mississippi River near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:30 a.m. from the uninspected towing vessel CSS Richmond that...

Coast Guard searching Lake Pontchartrain after finding capsized vessel

Coast Guard searching Lake Pontchartrain after finding capsized vessel
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of a capsized vessel reported in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday from Jefferson Parish Police Department about a white-hulled vessel capsized a quarter mile east of Treasure Chest Casino...

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing individual after rescuing one person in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Monday. Missing is 32-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux. Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued 43-year-old Michael Lee Farley at 7:03 a.m. Monday, approximately a mile north of Lakeshore Drive in Lake Pontchartrain....

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmembers of towing vessel Natalie Jean

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmembers of towing vessel Natalie Jean
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for two people who were aboard a vessel that sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Tuesday. Missing are Malon Dawsey and Karl Prince. Coast Guard crews and local agencies searched approximately 101 square nautical miles for over 43...

Coast Guard searching for two after tow vessel sinks in Mississippi River

Coast Guard searching for two after tow vessel sinks in Mississippi River
Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after a towing vessel sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:43 a.m. that the towing vessel Natalie Jean capsized with three people...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard ends search for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office marine unit recovered the deceased driver at 5 p.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:52 a.m. from Causeway Bridge authorities regarding a vehicle in the water...