Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify hoax caller near Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard seeks public’s help to identify hoax caller near Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard would like the public’s help to identify a suspected hoax caller, who has been transmitting distress calls since late March around Ocean City. “Hoax calls put other boaters and first responders at risk,” said Cmdr. Mathew Fine, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region. “We take every call seriously, which means that hoax calls...

Coast Guard rescues 1 in Isle of Wight Bay near Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard rescues 1 in Isle of Wight Bay near Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water in Isle of Wight Bay in Ocean City, Maryland, Monday. A Coast Guard crew aboard a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water was transiting through Isle Of Wight Bay near the Route 50 bridge when they came upon two people in the water who had fallen from a jet ski. One person was safely recovered from the water into the 24-foot SPC-SW,...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Ocean City, N.J.

OCEAN CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone by the Ocean City 9th Street Bridge Sept. 22 until Sept. 24 and again Sept. 27 until project completion, set to end on or before Sept. 30 at 11:59 p.m.