On July 26, 2016 at approximately 5:30 PM, Officers of the Wrightsville Beach Police Department received a call about a missing swimmer in Wrightsville Beach.
Family reported that Charles Donald Kuebler, 58-year-old, Caucasian male left his home at 7:45 AM on July 26, 2016 to go swimming in Wrightsville Beach. Family members later located Kuebler’s vehicle in the parking lot of Roberts Grocery on North Lumina Avenue.
Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue, Wrightsville Beach Police Department and the U.S. Coast Guard conducted a search of the water and beach strand around Wrighstville Beach and neighboring islands last evening and throughout the night. As of 10:00 AM on 07/27/2016, the search yielded no results.
At this time the Wrightsville Beach Police Department is treating this case as a missing person and is continuing its search along with the Ocean Rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Wrightsville Beach Police Department is asking assistance from anyone with information that would assist this investigation. The Town’s Public Information Officer can be reached at 910-524- 0092.I