Missing Boater from Freeport 

Coast Guard crews are searching by land and by air at this hour, for a missing boater in the Bar Harbor region of Frenchman’s Bay and Eastern Bay.Dr. Jon Myers of Freeport was last seen leaving Hancock Point in a 12-foot motorized skiff around 3 yesterday afternoon.He was heading back to Salsbury Cove after dropping off a sailboat.Earlier this morning, officials discovered Myer’s boat…A friend of Myers tells TV5 they were suppose to have dinner together last night and Myers never made it.Several of Myers friends are searching the waters off Lamoine Beach.Myers has a vacation home along the beach.The Marine Patrol, several area fire departments, and local fisherman are also aiding in the search.And right now the coast guard has a helicopter from Cape Cod out and a 47 foot boat from Southwest Harbor.Lamoine Harbor Master David Herrick says the weather and wind conditions make the search even more difficult.He says they are having to cover quite a large area of water too.” But later on we found he went to Hancock to the marina and started from Hancock back to Salsbury Cove and that’s quite a strip of water. Between Lamoine Beach to Salsbury Cove wouldn’t have been a bad shot but when he broke down around Hancock Point and the way the wind was yesterday, westerly it was quite rough out there all day.”Myers is described as six feet tall with brown hair.He was last reported wearing a green fleece and blue jeans.Anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts is urged to call the Coast Guard 767-0302.