State Police Sgt. Brian Polite said Thursday afternoon that the State Police have suspended their search for today for missing boater Jason Sill.

Polite said a determination will be made Friday morning about whether or not to continue the search.

Sill, 39, of Cape May Court House, is a Middle Township police officer. He was last seen Monday morning as he took his fishing boat out at Pier 47 marina around 9:30 a.m. His boat was found adrift about a mile off Wildwood at 10:45 a.m.

State Police conducted a surface search Thursday. The Coast Guard had already suspended its search on Tuesday night.

The search area covered 75 square miles or the equivalent of 48,000 acres on land.

Contact Trudi Gilfillian:

609-463-6716

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