UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search near Sabine Pass for missing crew member

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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UPDATE: As of 10:47 a.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard announced it suspended its search for missing crew member near Sabine Pass.

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SABINE PASS — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing tugboat crew member last seen Sunday near Sabine Pass.

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Coast Guard officials on Monday said they are looking for a 35-year-old white man who was wearing a white shirt and black pants when last seen at 10 p.m. on the tugboat Smith Invader.

He was noticed to be missing when a crew boat was supposed to transfer him off the vessel at 6 a.m. Monday.

Entities involved include the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas General Land Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call 281-464-4851.