Monday, 04 January, 2016

Coast Guard searching Chesapeake Bay for man who fell overboard

Arnold White | 01 January, 2016, 18:46

A search is underway in Anne Arundel County after authorities say a man fell of his 30-foot sailboat.

Units from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Marine Division and Dive Team have resumed assisting with the search for a missing boater on the Chesapeake Bay.

The man, who is believed to be in his 40s, and a woman were the only two occupants on the boat.

Firefighters, Natural Resource Police, State Police and the Coast Guard are all helping in the search.

The fire spokesperson said the call for the incident came in at around 9 p.m.