WJZ WEATHER: Heat Advisory In Effect As Temperatures Reach Mid-90's | Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued Western Maryland | WJZ Radar | Download The WJZ Weather App

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The owner of a kayak discovered floating unattended in the Chesapeake Bay has been found safe.

Maryland Natural Resources Police and other agencies began a search by boat and helicopter Sunday morning after the two-person kayak was found unattended near the mouth of the West River in Anne Arundel County.

Police say Christopher Drott, 52, of Edgewater reported he fell out of the kayak on Saturday and swam to shore.

Drott told police he thought the kayak sank, so he did not alert authorities.

Boat owners and operators are reminded to immediately notify Natural Resources Police of any missing watercraft.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE