Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible missing person in the water near the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, approximately 9 miles from Metairie, Louisiana, Sunday. Members from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office located a vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain near a damaged guardrail on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered the vehicle...

Coast Guard assists 3 men, dog in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard assists 3 men, dog in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three people and a dog on the north side of Lake Pontchartrain near Goose Point, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1 p.m. from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office of a vessel sinking in Lake Pontchartrain. STPSO launched three ready boats to aid with the search. A Coast...