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Police Search for Missing Kayaker

Selvin Vasquez

Suffolk County Police are searching for a kayaker who was reported missing in Northport yesterday.

Selvin Vasquez launched his kayak from a beach near Crab Meadow Beach to go fishing sometime between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. When Vasquez, 24, of Huntington Station, did not return home, a friend called 911 at approximately 6 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau and Aviation Section, United States Coast Guard, Huntington Harbormaster, Smithtown Harbormaster, and United States D.E.C. Marine Units have assisted in the search.

The kayak was recovered.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.  

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