Search for Anthony Neri continues, boat matching description found

Published 10:46 am Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Coast Guard continues to search for 75-year-old mariner Anthony Neri, who did not return from a fishing trip near Avon on Monday.  

Coast Guard crewmembers located a boat matching the description of Neri’s Carolina Skiff 24 miles southeast of the Oregon Inlet Sea Buoy at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

The Coast Guard and other partner agencies have searched approximately 2,122 square miles within the past 48 hours.

Anyone with information regarding this case should call the Sector North Carolina Command Center at 910-362-4015.

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Coast Guard searching for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon