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Friday 06/23/2017 5:11 PM - Missing Person

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Missing Person
Date and Time of Incident: 6-23-17, Approximately 11:50 AM
Place of Occurrence: Approximately 3 miles off the coast of Port San Luis
Victim Information: Male, 35, Arroyo Grande
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 6-23-17, the Sheriff's Office assisted in the search for a man who was reported to have gone overboard an inflatable fishing vessel approximately three miles off the coast of Port San Luis. The Sheriff's Marine Enforcement Unit, Sheriff's Underwater Search and Recovery Dive Team, Port San Luis Harbor Patrol, US Coast Guard vessels and helicopter and a CHP helicopter immediately began searching the area. A witness, who was on the boat, says the man entered the water and did not resurface. Crews will continue searching until 8:30 PM and then reassess the situation.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 06/23/2017 5:12 PM