Coast Guard, local agencies search for 1 near Sarasota, Fla.

Southeastern Coast Guard News
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies are searching for a 19-year-old male last seen near South Lido County Park, Saturday.

Missing is Steve Rieser.

Sarasota County contacted Coast Guard Station Cortez watchstanders at approximately 7 p.m., after receiving a 911 call reporting Reiser went under the water and did not resurface.

A 25-foot Response Boat — Small boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cortez, Sarasota Fire and Rescue crew, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission crew and a Sarasota County helicopter crew are currently searching for Rieser.

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is the lead agency.

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