Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 10:30 p.m., for six people who were reported as missing approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued a Jamaican national from...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for an overdue boater who was reported missing during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...

Coast Guard, National Park Service searching for overdue kayaker in Everglades National Park

Coast Guard, National Park Service searching for overdue kayaker in Everglades National Park
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard and the National Park Service are searching for an overdue 57-year-old kayaker in the Everglades National Park Tuesday. Missing is James Matthew Soltis, 57, a Lockport, Illinois resident. Soltis was reported overdue Monday evening from a 10-day Everglades Wilderness Waterway kayaking trip to the Everglades National...

Coast Guard rescues and repatriates 50 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk repatriated 50 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday. An HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low in the water north of Cap Haitien. The Mohawk was diverted to render assistance. After arriving on scene, the crew of the Mohawk discovered 50 Haitian migrants aboard...