Suffolk County Marine Bureau Officers Assist Stranded Boater in Long Island Sound
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: November 19 2018
Officers rescued boater who was with his six and nine-year-old daughters, officials say.
SCPD Marine Bureau officers assisted a boater stranded in the Long Island Sound.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Suffolk County, NY - November 19, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers assisted a boater stranded in the Long Island Sound just east of Eaton’s Neck at approximately 2:10 p.m. on Saturday, November 17.
Brian Curly was operating a 22 foot Striper bow rider approximately 200 yards off shore when he believed his boat struck something in the water and became disabled.
Curly, who was with his six and nine-year-old daughters, called 911 and requested assistance. Marine Bravo, with officers Paul Carnival and Keith Walters, responded to the stranded boat. After accessing the situation, the officers towed the boat to Soundview Boat Ramp in Northport.
Curly, 48, of Fort Salonga, and his two daughters were unharmed.