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Launchas Interdicted off Texas with 3,000 Pounds of Red Snapper
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Launchas Interdicted off Texas with 3,000 Pounds of Red Snapper

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted four Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Tuesday. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support and four boat crews interdicted four lanchas with 19 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing and seized approximately...

60 Stolen Crab Traps from 19 Louisiana Crabbers Recovered
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60 Stolen Crab Traps from 19 Louisiana Crabbers Recovered

A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Agent arrested a Buras man for alleged crabbing violations in Plaquemines Parish on March 12. Agents arrested Doan V. Nguyen, 54, for theft of crab traps, destruction of crab traps or removal of contents, and illegal possession of stolen things. Nguyen was booked into the Belle Chasse...

Maine Man Charged with False Distress Call to Coast Guard
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Maine Man Charged with False Distress Call to Coast Guard

ROCKLAND, MAINE — Nathan Libby, of Rockland, is charged with making a false distress call to the Coast Guard on December 3rd, 2020 via VHF-FM radio channel 16. Based on the call, the Coast Guard initiated a search spanning more than five hours, which included the use of a local Coast Guard vessel, a Maine...

Coast Guard Seeks Info After Crew Lasered Near Singer Island, Fla.
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Coast Guard Seeks Info After Crew Lasered Near Singer Island, Fla.

MIAMI — Coast Guard Investigative Service agents are seeking information pertaining to a person or persons pointing a laser light on three separate occasions at Coast Guard rescue crews while underway near Singer Island. Following the passing of the National Defense Authorization Act, it is a federal offense to point lasers at Coast Guard vessels...

Double Boating Fatality in Louisiana
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Double Boating Fatality in Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents are investigating a double boating fatality that occurred in Caldwell Parish last night, Jan. 16. The deceased bodies of two 15-year-old boys were recovered from Lafourche Lake around midnight on Jan. 16. According to the operator, Travis H. McFarlain, 55, of Pine Prairie, he was operating...