Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Atlantic Beach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater near Atlantic Beach late Wednesday night. The Coast Guard covered more than 6,788 square miles during a 129.5-hour search for Peter J. Rodrigues. “The Coast Guard prides itself on rescuing survivors and returning them to their friends and family. Despite the exceptional efforts of our many different partner agencies...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing the search for a man who was discovered missing when his unmanned fishing boat washed ashore in Hanna Park, Sunday evening. Missing is Peter J. Rodrigues, 57. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received the initial report from the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office at approximately 5:45 p.m., stating that the 30-foot fishing boat Sea Witch...