Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
John Ogle of Palo Alto, was last seen fishing near Santa Cruz municipal wharf. He had rented a boat at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf in the morning to go fishing.
An unoccupied rental fishing boat was found 3/4 miles off Santa Cruz beach in Monterrey Bay. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter circled the area for about three hours, and Coast Guard and Harbor Patrol boats and sheriffs dive team continued searching, spotted the boat in the rough water shortly before noon less than a mile off Pleasure Point and set off an emergency flare. A lifejacket was found in the empty boat.
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Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office