UPDATE: Boater Located •• OVERDUE BOATER •• Jonathan Earl Hess

UPDATE: The missing boater has been located fine in Rodanthe, NC.  He had some issues with the boat and has been located safe.

Jonathan Earl Hess
Jonathan Earl Hess

 W/M, Age 38, DOB: 06/29/1984, 6’03”, 300 lbs, Brown Hair, Brown Eyes

Boat: White 1995 23-foot May-Craft with T-top, Suzuki 250hp, Boat Registration NC3749CH

Boat registered to Cape Dredging Inc, Buxton, NC

Summary: Hess left the boat ramp in South River on 08/02/2022 at approximately 4:00pm and has not yet returned. His vehicle is still at the boat ramp. Phone is off. Last ping 08/02/2022 Oriental, NC. If located, stop and check welfare, notify Carteret County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 728-8400 or Carteret County Communications at (252) 726-1911.