Coast Guard assists 2 near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 2 near South Padre Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters aboard a vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Station South Padre personnel received a phone call at 1:50 p.m. from a good Samaritan assisting two people aboard a 20-foot pontoon boat taking on water 500 yards offshore in the Laguna Madre. A 24-foot...

Coast Guard rescues woman from water off South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues woman from water off South Padre Island
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a 24-year-old woman from the water off South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 11 a.m. from Cameron County Beach Patrol stating a woman was swimming approximately 1 mile offshore Beach Access #5 without...

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew cuts a dolphin free from illegal fishing nets near South Padre Island, Texas, May 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lacie Kraatz) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a dolphin caught in an illegal fishing net near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews received a call at 10:36 a.m....

Coast Guard seizes 168 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island

Coast Guard seizes 168 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island
Bales of marijuana seized by a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement boat crew lay stacked at Station South Padre Island near Brownsville, Texas, April 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard seized 168 pounds of marijuana Friday near South Padre Island, Texas. A Coast Guard Station South...

Coast Guard suspends search for man in water near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard suspends search for man in water near Port Mansfield
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday, for a man last seen in the water Friday near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 725 square miles for over 6.5 combined hours. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report from a fisherman at 11:55 p.m....

Coast Guard searching for man in water near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard searching for man in water near Port Mansfield, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew searches for a man in the water near Port Mansfield, Texas, April 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching Saturday for a man in the water near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center...

Coast Guard seizes 140 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island

Coast Guard seizes 140 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island
Bales of marijuana seized by a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement boat crew lay stacked at Station South Padre Island near Brownsville, Texas, April 14, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 140 pounds of marijuana near South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Coast...

Coast Guard assists 3 after jet ski capsizes near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 3 after jet ski capsizes near South Padre Island
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— The Coast Guard assisted three people in the water after their jet ski capsized Sunday near South Padre Island, Texas. A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstander spotted a capsized jet ski at 6:38 p.m. with three people in the water in need of assistance. A Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose...

Coast Guard assists man aboard disabled jet ski on South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists man aboard disabled jet ski on South Padre Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a disabled jet ski Sunday on South Padre Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station command center watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstander at 3:29 p.m. stating a blue and green jet ski was disabled, adrift and slamming into...