Search for owner of jet ski found in Savannah River over

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – NewsChannel 6 has learned that the search is now over for the owner of a jet ski that was found floating in the Savannah River.

Authorities searched Sunday night and early Monday in the area between 5th and 13th streets.

But the owner has come forward, and claimed the jet ski.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County Deputies reported there is a search underway after a jet ski was found in the Savannah River. It was unmanned.  Officials believe it is possible the jet ski just floated away.  Crews initially searched near the areas of 13th and 5th streets. There are limited details in the incident, but they will resume searching today. Stay tuned to NewsChannel 6 for more on this developing story.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) –  We are following some breaking news out of Richmond County. Richmond County dispatch confirmed with NewsChannel 6 the Sheriff’s Office began searching for a possible missing boater in the Savannah River, near 13th and 5th Streets.  They said the search began after finding a jet ski near the Riverwalk. Officials added the search has been called off due to darkness and may pick up later this morning.  We are working to find out more information about this and we will bring it to you as soon as we know.

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