Coast Guard Searching For Possible Person in Water Near Bainbridge Island

Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi
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SEATTLE — Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders are seeking information regarding a possible missing boater, whose vessel was located aground at Skiff Point in Bainbridge Island, Washington on the morning of November 8th, 2018.

According to a press release from the United State Coast Guard, around  8:57 a.m., a member of the Bainbridge Island Police Department contacted the Coast Guard sector after locating a 29-foot vessel at Skiff Point.

Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi

A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew, a boat crew from Station Seattle and crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo arrived on scene and searched  the area alongside local law enforcement agencies for a possible person in the water.

Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi

Aboard the vessel was a wallet, a cell phone and nautical charts. A dinghy was also located close to the vessel.

The wallet was reportedly identified as belonging to a Mr. Scott Caldwell, a Olympia native.

If you have any information about Mr. Caldwell or his vessel, please contact our Sector Puget Sound watchstanders at 206-217-6001.

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