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NINE MILE CREEK, P.E.I. — An intensive search is underway for Kieran Stewart, 23, who’s lacking after desiring to take a kayak journey to St. Peters Island on June 10.
Stewart’s plan to was to kayak alone and camp for the night time. He didn’t return as anticipated on June 11 and his car was situated in Rice Level whereas the kayak was recovered within the water three nautical miles off Level Prim.
“Proper now, our focus is usually across the shore in order that’s what we’re taking a look at now,’’ Prince County RCMP Sgt. Neil Logan informed SaltWire June 12 at a command centre arrange on Wharf Street in 9 Mile Creek.
Participating within the search are helicopters from Joint Rescue and Co-ordinations Centre (JRCC) in Halifax, RCMP floor search and rescue, P.E.I. floor search and rescue, RCMP drones and members of the North River Hearth Division.
“We most likely have about 50 (members of the) floor and rescue on the market. We even have three or 4 boats,’’ Logan stated.
Stewart is described as five-foot-six and weighs about 150 kilos. He has thinning quick blond hair and gray eyes. He was final seen sporting saggy denims with a patch on one knee and brown climbing boots.
Logan stated JRCC is utilizing particular know-how to find out how present patterns might have an effect on search areas.
“JRCC will do grid patterns and verify the climate they usually can predict the place if any individual was within the water the place they could be headed based mostly on the present and climate. They’ll decide the place we should always focus our search efforts at.’’
Logan stated RCMP is asking the general public to report something it notices.
“There could be individuals out on the water which will spot a clue and will not know what we’re in search of. It might appear insignificant to any individual simply floating within the water, something in any respect. Simply tell us. Something might lead us in the proper path.’’
One lady, who was working a number of kilometres away from the command centre on 9 Mile Creek Street, stated she noticed floor search and rescue groups out a lot of the morning on June 12.
Anybody with data on the whereabouts of Kieran Stewart is requested to contact Queens District RCMP at 902-368-9300.