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UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search for missing Texas man

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 15:07:29-05

UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible missing person in the Intracoastal Waterway, Tuesday.

Jewel Johnson’s 36-foot white trawling vessel, Poison, was found safely moored at mile marker 563.2 in the Intracoastal Waterway near Padre Island National Seashore, Texas, Tuesday.

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Earlier this week, we told you the Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person in the Intracoastal Waterway somewhere between Morgan City, Louisiana and Rockport, Texas.

The Coast Guard received a report of possibly missing 76-year-old white male, Jewel Johnson, and his 36-foot white trawling vessel, Poison. Johnson is from Rockport, officials say.

According to the reporting source, Johnson was headed West across the Intracoastal Waterway from mile marker 99 to mile marker 521 starting February 25, 2020. The trip is estimated to take six to eight days.