UPDATE: Steuben lobsterman’s body recovered in Addison
UPDATE: On Aug. 25, Maine Dept. of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher issued the following statement: “We received confirmation yesterday from the Office of Chief Medical Examiner that the body recovered near Addison on August 21 was Tylar Michaud.
“I’m grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support that followed Tylar’s disappearance. The efforts of all who joined in the difficult search were unprecedented. Many agencies and individuals devoted countless hours to this search. It speaks volumes about the profound impact a loss like this can have.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tylar’s family and friends today.”
STEUBEN — The Maine Marine Patrol will continue a targeted search July 30 for lobsterman Tylar Michaud, 18 of Steuben, who has been missing since Friday, July 21. The July 29 search involved the Marine Patrol airplane and Marine Patrol vessels and focused on the Pigeon Hill Bay and Dyer Bay peninsulas. The July 30 search will continue to involve Marine Patrol vessels and the Marine Patrol airplane with additional support provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel.
The Maine Marine Patrol continued to search the waters and shorelines near Petit Manan Point July 25 for lobsterman Tylar Michaud, 18, of Steuben, who has been missing since last Friday.
Today's search involved Marine Patrol vessels and the Marine Patrol plane along with aircraft from the Army National Guard and private pilots which provided aerial support.
The search will continue tomorrow with patrol vessels, as well as the Marine Patrol plane along with continued aerial support by the National Guard focusing on the area near Petit Manan Point.
The Maine Marine Patrol will continue a targeted search tomorrow, July 25, for 18 year-old commercial lobsterman Tylar Michaud of Steuben, missing since Friday.
"We appreciate the tremendous support from industry, the community, and our sister agencies who have assisted with this search,” said Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher, in a news release. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as we work to bring closure to this terrible situation.”
Additional assets, from land, air, and water will be deployed as needed.
The Maine Marine Patrol continued to search for Tylar Michaud, 18 of Steuben, a commercial lobsterman who was reported missing Friday night at 5 p.m. after failing to return from a day of hauling and setting his traps near Petit Manan Point.
The search is focusing on the waters and shoreline near Petit Manan Point where Michaud’s unoccupied boat was found Friday evening by a local fisherman.
Marine Patrol joined the U.S. Coast Guard along with the Maine Army National Guard, the Maine Forest Service and many local fishermen and community members Friday night, searching until dark.
The search continued Saturday until limited visibility due to fog hampered efforts.
The Sunday search focused on the waters near Petit Manan Point and will involve Marine Patrol boats as well as aerial assets from the Marine Patrol, Army National Guard and Maine Forest Service.