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Search begins for a missing boater on Lake Michigan
Start Date: 8/12/2019
End Date: 8/12/2019
Event Description:

Indiana Conservation Officers are currently conducting a sonar search in the area of Marquette Beach in Gary. A 911 call advised of an unmanned vessel circling in Lake Michigan near Marquette Park Beach around 5:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon.  

Agencies responded to the scene and were soon able to gain control of the vessel and began a search of the area for the operator of the vessel. 

The incident is still under investigation.  

Assisting Agencies: Gary Police Department, Gary Fire Department, Lake County Marine Unit, Portage Fire Department, United States Coast Guard.

Contact Information:
Name: Terri Millefoglie
Phone: 219-730-2691
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