Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water in the vicinity of Edgewater, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water in the vicinity of Edgewater, Florida
EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible person in the water, Tuesday, at approximately 6:15 p.m., pending any new developments. Coast Guard crews covered nearly 22 square miles over a period of four and a half hours since beginning their search in the Intracoastal Waterway, Tuesday afternoon. There have been no sightings of anyone in distress, and the Coast Guard hasn’t...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in the vicinity of Edgewater, Florida

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in the vicinity of Edgewater, Florida
EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a possible person in the water, Tuesday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center received a report from a good Samaritan of a 15-foot red kayak drifting in the Intracoastal Waterway, at approximately 12:35 p.m. The report stated the kayak had personal equipment inside including a pair of shoes, a bait...

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens
Capt. Mark Fedor announces the Coast Guard will suspend all searches for two missing 14-year-old boys at sunset during a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami July 31, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two missing boys who departed on a fishing trip July 24, 2015. Perry Cohen and...

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys
Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin (WPB 87319) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search for two missing boys, Tuesday, approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of the Florida and Georgia border. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 39 search patterns covering more than 30,992square nautical miles. The search area stretches...

Coast Guard suspends search for 17-year-old swimmer

Coast Guard suspends search for 17-year-old swimmer
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 17-year-old swimmer at 10:23 a.m., Monday in New Smyrna Beach, pending any new developments. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified of the situation Sunday at 5 p.m., by Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon Inlet, who was notified by 911 relay. The report stated a 17-year-old male was seen going underwater...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
PONCE DE LEON INLET, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Sunday approximately 20 miles northeast of Ponce de Leon Inlet. Missing is Donnie Clark, a 45-year-old man, last seen wearing a white T-shirt and orange shorts. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center were notified of the situation at 4:11 p.m., by the operator of the 33-foot boat Instigator,...

Coast Guard crew rescues 50-year-old diver

Coast Guard crew rescues 50-year-old diver
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon Inlet rescued a diver Wednesday approximately 25 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet. The diver, a 50-year-old man from Florida, was reported to be in good condition and with no injuries. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center were notified of the situation by VHF Channel 16. A crew aboard a 45-foot...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer
USCG 47-foot Motor Life Boat file photo by Petty Officer NyxoLyno CangemDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard, Daytona Beach Patrol and Volusia County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing person in the water Sunday in the vicinity of Daytona Beach. Missing is Damian Park, a 5-foot-11-inch tall, 22 year-old black male, last seen wearing grey shorts and no shirt. Watchstanders in the Coast...

Coast Guard, Navy searching for possible mariner in distress

Coast Guard, Navy searching for possible mariner in distress
PONCE DE LEON INLET, Fla. — Coast Guard and Navy crews are searching for a possible mariner in distress Thursday approximately 20 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center were notified of the situation after hearing a “Mayday” call over VHF Channel 16 at approximately 5:26 p.m. Watchstanders made attempts to communicate with...