Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flokerzi.

Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flokerzi.

Coast Guard looking for answers after vessel washes ashore on Bainbridge Island

  • Thursday, November 8, 2018 3:19pm
  • News

Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders are looking for more information regarding a possible missing boater, whose vessel was located aground at Skiff Point on Bainbridge Island this morning.

A Bainbridge Island police officer contacted the Coast Guard sector after locating the 29-foot vessel at 8:57 a.m.

The Coast Guard has begun searching the area alongside local law enforcement agencies for a person in the water. A wallet was reportedly found on the vessel along with a cellphone and nautical charts. A dinghy was also located close to the vessel. The wallet was reported to belong to Scott Caldwell, an Olympia native.

Anyone with information about Caldwell or his vessel should contact Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders at 206-217-6001.

More in News

Bainbridge Councilwoman Nassar’s public official Facebook page goes silent after illegal development controversy

Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar’s public official Facebook page has been… Continue reading

Inslee pushes state capital gains tax | 2019 Legislative Session

BY SEAN HARDING WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee… Continue reading

Parents, families invited to open house at The Island School

The Island School is hosting an open house soon. The school will… Continue reading

Police Chief Hamner tenders resignation from Bainbridge department

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hamner needed just three sentences to close… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge officials sad to see police chief depart for new job

Disappointment, but no surprise. Bainbridge city officials said this week they were… Continue reading

Inslee on Trump shutdown: Record-breaking shutdown has to end

Gov. Jay Inslee said President Trump was making negotiations more difficult in… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks board gets presentation on aquatic facility study

Bainbridge parks officials will meet next week to get a presentation on… Continue reading

Medical marijuana could be allowed on school grounds | 2019 Legislative Session

BY MADELINE COATS WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA - A bill proposed… Continue reading

Most Read