Articles Tagged With ‘search and rescue’

Crews find missing elderly man’s body in Goleta creek

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The dead body of a missing elderly man was found in a creek in Goleta on Tuesday.  Shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, the family of 86-year-old Peter Knudsen Miller reported him missing. The family did so... (Continue reading)

California shark attack report leads to search for missing swimmer

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing swimmer following a reported shark attack in the Bay Area over the weekend. [Fox News] On Sunday, a witness informed authorities about a possible shark... (Continue reading)

Kayaker dies off the coast of Avila Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A man fell out of his kayak while on an excursion with a friend and died off the coast of Avila Beach on Sunday.  The kayaker possibly drowned. Thus far, his death appears to be accidental, according... (Continue reading)

Central Coast residents raise funds for Kyle Doan search effort

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Five months after floodwaters swept away 5-year-old Kyle Doan of San Miguel, community members participated in a fundraiser for the missing child’s family, which continues to mount search efforts. [KSBY] The fundraiser dubbed 805 Loves Kyle Doan... (Continue reading)

Crews find body of missing Santa Maria man

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Maria police officers on Thursday found the deceased body of a man who went missing after possibly entering a water catchment basin last week. At about 11:30 a.m., investigators found the body of 32-year-old David Navarro... (Continue reading)

Crews search Santa Maria water basin for missing man

By Josh Friedman Rescue crews are searching for a man who went missing after possibly entering a water catchment basin in Santa Maria Tuesday night. Shortly before 11 p.m., a 911 caller reported her acquaintance, 32-year-old David Navarro, could not... (Continue reading)

SLO County Sheriff conducts aerial search for Kyle Doan

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an aerial search Friday in attempt to locate 5-year-old Kyle Doan, who has now been missing for more than a month after being swept away in storm waters.... (Continue reading)

Lompoc kidnapper arrested in Las Vegas

A Lompoc man suspected of kidnapping and holding his ex-girlfriend captive for four days was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas. On Monday evening, Joseph Hetzel, 52, released Virginia Paris, 55, in front of a hotel in Henderson, Nevada. Paris told... (Continue reading)

Mans drowns at Lopez Lake after boat capsizes

A 47-year-old Southern California man failed to make it to shore after his boat capsized at Lopez Lake on Thursday afternoon. The man drowned and was later found dead in the lake. Around 2:15 p.m., three people were sailing on... (Continue reading)

Goleta man dies during dirt bike trip near Pozo

Search and rescue personnel found a 57-year-old Goleta man dead after he was reported missing while dirt biking near Pozo on Sunday. Joseph Dean Echavarria appears to have died of natural causes, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)