Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched approximately 1782 square miles continuously over 25 hours. “After an exhaustive search the Coast Guard and local partners were unable to locate the missing mariner,” said Lt. Cmdr. Michelle Ferguson,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about midnight Thursday of a vessel with two passengers that was overdue to return home. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Lake Barre, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday evening of a 36-year-old male who had jumped off the commercial fishing vessel Miss Sue. Involved in the search: Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser cutter boat is on scene with a migrant boat June 13, 2020, interdicted approximately 30 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy Sunday in waters just off Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction an illegal...

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million in cocaine in San Juan
A Coast Guard Donald Horsley crewmember helps offload approximately 150 kilograms of seized cocaine that were transferred federal law enforcement authorities Saturday, at Sector San Juan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of seized cocaine and transferred custody of three suspected smugglers...

Coast Guard searching for overdue person near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard searching for overdue person near Dauphin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue person near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Friday. Missing is Brian Duff, a white adult male with an orange life jacket, with a long sleeve under his life jacket. The child that was with him and was reported missing...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Corpus Christi
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water in the Packery Channel after the Corpus Christi Police Department notified Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders that the body of the 26-year-old man was discovered approximately 100-yards off the north jetty near Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Manta Logo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water off the north jetty of the Packery Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas,. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified Wednesday evening of a 26-year-old male boogie boarder reportedly caught in a riptide and last seen off the north jetty of the Packery Channel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted seven mariners after their vessel began taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Wednesday. At 10:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the crew of the 51-foot Smoker II that they were taking on water. The vessel’s dewatering pumps were keeping up with the flow of water,...