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

News

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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories