Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Middle River, Md.

5th Coast Guard District NewsBALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater in Cunninghill Cove near Middle River.

Missing is John Jones, 40.

A friend of the missing man contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at approximately 6 p.m. Monday stating the overdue boater was traveling from Gunpowder River to Pooles Island and was expected to moor up at Dundee Creek Marina at 5 p.m.

A good Samaritan located the missing man’s boat anchored approximately two miles from Pooles Island with no one aboard.

Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a crew from Coast Guard Station Still Pond aboard a 25-foot Response Boat – Small.

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