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...

Two overdue boaters located by a good Samaritan

Two overdue boaters located by a good Samaritan
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies concluded the search for two people on an overdue vessel, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:35 p.m. that a good Samaritan located the two people near shore in Bayou Lacombe, Louisiana. The two people stated their vessel capsized near Treasure Island, Louisiana and they drifted and swam...

Coast Guard searching for two people near Slidell, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for two people near Slidell, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people on an overdue vessel, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 3:33 p.m. Sunday from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office of two people and a 20-foot yellow skiff that were overdue. Ted Roach and Jennifer Lingoni...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, May 25, 2020. Station New Orleans 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water boat crew embarked the two people and brought them back to Hopedale Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Port Fourchon, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescues three people from a vessel taking on water 8 nautical miles off of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, May 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel taking on water 8 nautical miles off of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call via VHF radio at 12:18 p.m. of...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water Marsh Island, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water Marsh Island, Louisiana
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 offshore Marsh Island, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about 3 a.m. that a 52-year-old male was missing from the crew of commercial fishing vessel Guiding Light 3, approximately 18 nautical miles south...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sunday. Missing is Marvin Fuentes a 32-year-old from Metarie, Louisiana. Fuentes was wearing a white and blue stripped shirt and brown shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:20 a.m. from family members...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Belle River, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Belle River, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana. Coast Guard crews searched over 8 square-nautical miles of the river continuously for approximately 20 hours but were unable to find the missing person. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Belle River, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Belle River, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:50 p.m., Monday, that a 14-foot skiff carrying four crewmembers from the ITV Melvin L. King struck a towing...