St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office assisting in search to locate missing boater

Posted: October 27th, 2017 | Filed under: News Releases

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Marine Division is assisting Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents and the U.S. Coast Guard in the search for a missing boater who fell from his boat on Thursday, Oct. 26 while fishing on the water in Bayou Bienvenue, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

The Zachary man, who was fishing with his wife, fell from the bow of the boat around 4 p.m. and has not been seen since. Officials searched Bayou Bienvenue until around 10 p.m. last night and resumed their search at daybreak this morning.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Wildlife and Fisheries.