SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man in Indian Slough Near Discovery Bay, Sunday.
At approximately 4:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a report of a person in the water in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay.
Missing is Efferin Cruz, a man in his mid 30’s, approximately 5’6″ and 185 lbs.
Cruz entered the water when the small inflatable craft he was in popped.
A Coast Guard Station Rio Vista 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at approximately 5:05 a.m. and began searching. Costa County Sherriff’s personnel are also assisting in the search for the individual.
A Coast Guard Station Rio Vista Auxiliary boatcrew relieved the RB-S and Dolphin crews around 9:40 a.m. to continue the search.
Anyone with information regarding Cruz should contact Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center personnel at (415) 399-3451.