Marine Bureau reports the details of a Water Rescue that occurred on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:46 p.m. in Merrick.
According to police, the Marine Bureau responded to Merrick Bay for a jet skier in distress. Marine Bureau, Aviation Bureau, U.S. Coast Guard, 7th precinct officers and multiple Fire Departments conducted a search. Nassau Heli 5 located a male in the marsh on Big Crow Island. The helicopter landed and recovered the individual. He was transported to Wantagh Park where he was reported to be uninjured. He refused further medical attention.
Details by: Sgt. O’Grady/Marine Bureau 07/11/19/0050/8751