Coast Guard, local agencies search for two overdue people and vessel


NEW ORLEANS, La. (LOCAL 33/FOX 44) – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people Monday on an overdue vessel.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 3:33 p.m. from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office of two people and a 20-foot yellow skiff that were overdue.

Ted Roach and Jennifer Lingoni left Salt Bayou near Slidell at 1 p.m. on the 20-foot yellow skiff and were scheduled to be back at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Involved in the search are:

  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew
  • St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Anyone with information on the two people or skiff is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector New Orleans at (504) 365-2209.

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