On 8/3/2011 at approximately 5:00pm, Brisbane Police Department initiated an investigation into a boating accident that occurred within its jurisdictional boundaries on the San Francisco Bay. The accident occurred earlier today at approximately 12:10pm. Brisbane PD was alerted of the accident by the Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies. There was one fatality where the victim was a twenty-nine-year-old male. Based on the initial evidence and witness statements, this appears to be the case of an unfortunate accident with no criminal element. This investigation is on-going.
Please direct all inquiries to Sgt. Tom Lynn at (415) 508-2181.