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Coast Guard Looking for Information In Suspected Hoax 

The Coast Guard is asking the public’s help in identifying the person who made a distress call Wednesday.They believe it was a hoax. It was made in the Penobscot Bay area yesterday at 1:18 PM.The caller said, “Mayday, Mayday, Mayday. Help me, I’m on dry land.>Hoax distress calls placed to the Coast Guard are a felony, punishable by up to six years in prison and a $250,000 fine.If you have any information about who may have placed this call, contact the Sector Command Center at 741-5465.