January 18, 2005
John Palmer of Gravina contacted the USCG to advise Jarrad Fudge, age 17 of Ketchikan had just showed up at his residence. Fudge had been missing since Sunday, January 16th, when he was to return from a Kayak trip to Pennock Island.
The USCG along with the Troopers responded to the Palmer residence in a USCG vessel and picked up Fudge. Fudge was taken back to the USCG station where he was released to his father.
The Alaska State Troopers thanked
the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad and the USCG for all of
their hard work in searching for Fudge over a three day period.
The Alaska State Troopers also thanked the citizens of Ketchikan
for their support and willingness to volunteer time and resources
to help in the search for Fudge.
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