Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Coast Guard, other agencies search for person in the water off Port St. Joe



NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Port St. Joe, Florida,Wednesday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report Tuesday at 7:35 p.m. from Gulf County Sheriff’s Office of a jet skier who went into the water and didn’t resurface after a collision between a jet ski and a boat.
 Missing is 19-year-old Henrey Alexander Wise VI, described as a white male approximately 170 pounds wearing blue swim trunks.
 Involved in the search are:
  • A Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Panama City
  • Three marine units from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • A helicopter crew from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • A helicopter crew from Bay County Sheriff’s Office
  • Members from Gulf County Sheriff’s Office
Anyone with information about the missing person is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Mobile at(251) 441-6211. 

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