Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Sanibel Island

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its active search at approximately 4 p.m., Friday, for a missing 58-year-old male who disappeared while possibly boating off Sarasota, Fla., late Monday evening.

Coast Guard search continues for missing boater near Sanibel Island

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing their search for a missing 58-year-old male boater west of Sanibel Island, Fla., Wednesday.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

ESTERO BEACH Fla.– The Coast Guard suspended its search pending further developments at about 1 p.m. Friday, for a Bonita Springs, Fla., man who went missing approximately one-half mile off the coast of Estero Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Fla., received a distress report relayed by 911 emergency dispatch that indicated Paul Taefi and Mike Woldika were...

Coast Guard searching for ejected boater

ESTERO BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for a 32-year-old man after he was ejected from a 21-foot boat about a half-mile off the coast of Estero Beach, Thursday.

Station Fort Myers Beach medevacs 48 year-old-woman

FT. MYERS BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a woman from a vessel near Ft. Myers Beach, Fla., Wednesday, after she was reported to be suffering from severe abdominal pains.

Coast Guard assists in search for missing Ft. Myers man

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Coast Guard assets from Station Fort Myers Beach and Air Station Clearwater, assisted in the search for a missing Ft. Myers man Monday and Tuesday, after he was reported missing in the vicinity of Matanzas Pass in Ft. Myers, Florida.

Fort Myers Coast Guardsman retires after 30 years of service

FORT MYERS, Fla. – A retirement ceremony will be held for Chief Warrant Officer Peter Louzao at Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, May 22, at 2 p.m., after 30 years of service to his country.

Coast Guard Rescues Man From Sinking Boat

BOCA GRANDE, Fla., – Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., rescued a 55-year-old man at about 12:30 a.m., Saturday, from a 29-foot sailboat that ran aground and sank near Johnson Shoals in Boca Grande Pass, Fla. Jean-Francois Duplaa, of Naples, Fla., was rescued after Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach watchstanders received...

Missing Sailor Located Deceased in Caloosahatchee River

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended its two-day search for a missing 60-year-old sailor after a Good Samaritan located him deceased at about 9 a.m. Saturday in the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Fla. Stephen G. Nelson, of North Fort Myers, Fla., was reported missing Friday when a marine unit from the Cape Coral Police Department located Nelson’s unmanned, adrift 25-foot sailboat...