Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel near Port Isabel, Texas
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters from a capsized pleasure craft near the Port Isabel Causeway, Port Isabel Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call at 2:32 p.m. from the owner of a 16-foot...

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lanchas illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lanchas illegally fishing US waters
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller, a 154-foot Sentinel class cutter homeported in Galveston, Texas, seizes approximately 150 to 200 pounds of red snapper on board a Mexican lancha off the southern Texas coast, Oct. 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Harold Miller) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Port Isabel, Texas
24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker Sunday near Port Isabel, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 8:41 p.m. Saturday that the wife of an overdue kayaker had called Coast...

Coast Guard assists 2 people 15 miles off South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 2 people 15 miles off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners aboard a fishing vessel taking on water off South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a mayday call relayed by personnel aboard the fishing vessel Promised Land at 12:20 a.m. that the fishing vessel Salvador...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced two crew members from a commercial fishing vessel 3 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 10:34 a.m. from the commercial fishing vessel...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican fishing boat, or lancha, floats alongside the pier at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island after a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew from the station detected men illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Sept. 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected five and interdicted two...

Coast Guard assists 3 near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 3 near South Padre Island
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters after their vessel began taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a personal locator beacon activation alert at about 5 p.m. for an unknown...

Coast Guard seizes 399 lbs. of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas

Coast Guard seizes 399 lbs. of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew seizes approximately 399 lbs of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas, July 21, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo Courtesy of Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 399 lbs. of marijuana near Brownsville, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues person in water off Isla Blanca, Texas

Coast Guard rescues person in water off Isla Blanca, Texas
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water Tuesday off Isla Blanca, Texas. A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstander was notified by the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 12:30 a.m. of a person in the water. A Coast Guard...