The Public Information Office reports the details of a Water Emergency that occurred on Monday, May 15, 2023, at 11:30 pm in Centre Island.
According to police, an 18-year-old male and a 19-year-old male went boating on a 25’ sailboat. A short time later the 19-year-old fell into the water. The 18-year-old was unable to locate his friend in the water and called another friend who was onshore. He, along with two additional males took a boat and were able to locate the sailboat along with the 18-year-old. They were unable to locate the male who fell into the water. A multiple Agency search for the missing male was conducted by The Nassau County Police Marine Bureau, Nassau County Police Emergency Services, Nassau County Police Aviation Bureau, NYPD Aviation Bureau, US Coast Guard, Oyster Bay Constable, Bayville Fire Department and the Oyster Bay Fire Department. The investigation is ongoing.