Coast Guard Searching for Missing Teen in Newport, RI

The Coast Guard began searching for a missing 17-year-old boy in Newport Harbor on Tuesday, August 28, after he was reported missing by his mother.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, received a call at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, from a woman reporting that her son, Theodore Oliviera, had last been seen on a dinghy in Newport Harbor at approximately 11:00 p.m. Monday.

He was reported missing to the mother by a friend of Oliviera, who had seen him the night before.

Searching are:

  • Coast Guard Station Castle Hill, R.I., rescue boat crews
  • Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew
  • Narragansett Marine Task Force crews

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at (508) 457-3211.

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