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: Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

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...