Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Jeffrey Comer, 50, of Harbour Island, was last seen leaving his apartment with his paddleboard Saturday. The board washed ashore in Manatee County later that night with his personal belongings.
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing Harbour Island paddleboarder, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The agency spent more than two days looking for Jeffrey Comer, 50, who was last seen leaving his apartment Saturday afternoon with his paddleboard. The board later washed ashore in Manatee County along with his wallet, car keys and cell phone. His car was later found at Fort DeSoto Park. Authorities performed a total of 23 searches and spent a combined 55 hours searching, the Times reports. "It's always unfortunate when we have to suspend a search, because our main focus is to locate the individual and return him safely to his family," said Lt. Ben O'Loughlin, command duty officer at Sector St. Petersburg, in a statement …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Several law enforcement and rescue agencies are working together to find 50-year-old Jeffrey Comer, who was last seen leaving his apartment with his paddleboard Saturday afternoon. The board later washed ashore in Manatee County.
Several law enforcement and rescue agencies are continuing to search for a Harbour Island man who apparently went paddleboarding Saturday afternoon and never returned. The Tampa Police department is continuing to work on a missing person report for 50-year-old Jeffrey Comer, who was last seen leaving his apartment with his paddleboard around 2 p.m. Saturday. Comer's board — along with his wallet, car keys and cell phone — were found adrift by a boater near Holmes Beach in Manatee County at around 11:30 Saturday night and turned over to local police, Bay News 9 reports. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office later located Comer's vehicle parked at Mullet Key, near Fort DeSoto Park. The vehicle showed no signs of foul play, officials said, and…
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Jeffrey Comer's board and other personal belongings washed ashore in Manatee County on Saturday night, and his car was later found near Fort DeSoto Park.
Officials are searching for a Harbour Island man whose paddleboard washed ashore without him Saturday night. Jeffrey Comer, 50, was last seen loading his paddleboard onto his vehicle at around 2 p.m. Saturday at his home, according to the Tampa Police Department. Comer's board — along with his wallet, car keys and cell phone — were found adrift by a boater near Holmes Beach in Manatee County at around 11:30 Saturday night and turned over to local police, Bay News 9 reports. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office later located Comer's vehicle parked at Mullet Key, near Fort DeSoto Park. The vehicle showed no signs of foul play, officials said, and a later search of Comer's apartment showed nothing out of the ordinary. Comer was a competitive …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Tampa Police are looking for 82-year-old Alfonso Rodgers, who was last seen leaving the Courthouse Annex in downtown Tampa early Tuesday morning.
Tampa Police officers are searching for an 82-year-old man who suffers from memory loss and who went missing from a downtown courthouse Tuesday. Alfonso Rodgers was last seen leaving the Courthouse Annex at 401 N. Jefferson St. early Tuesday morning, March 20. He exited the building and started walking westbound on Kennedy Boulevard toward the downtown area, officials said in a media release. Rodgers often gets confused, officials said, and his family is concerned that he will not be able to find his way back to his Ybor City home. The man was last seen wearing gray dress pants, a waist-length leather jacket, a red shirt with a white shirt underneath it and a brim hat. Officers are asking anyone who recognizes Rodgers to call the Tampa …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Rebecca Lyn Swalley, 34, last spoke to family members March 2 and hasn't been seen or heard from since, the Tampa Police Department reports.
Tampa Police detectives are searching for a 34-year-old South Tampa woman who has been missing since last Friday. Family members last spoke to Rebecca Lyn Swalley on March 2, detectives said. She left her car at her apartment complex in the 3300 block of Bayshore Boulevard and hasn't contacted friends or family since. Anyone with information about Swalley is asked to contact Tampa Police at 813-231-6130.