Maine wardens won't charge for skier's rescue - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Maine wardens won't charge for skier's rescue

Posted: Updated:

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Warden Service says it will not charge a 17-year-old skier who was missing for two nights near Sugarloaf Mountain for rescue operations, which could exceed $10,000.

Spokesman Doug Rafferty says Nicholas Joy of Medford, Mass., was neither reckless nor negligent when he went off the ski trail and discovered he had lost his way. A review also shows the teenager showed skill at survival techniques as he remained missing Sunday and Monday nights.

He was rescued Tuesday morning west of Sugarloaf Mountain by a snowmobiler who went out looking for him, and was released from the hospital in good shape the next day.

The search involved 85 people from the Warden Service, military and trained volunteer groups.

RELATED: Medford teen builds snow fort to survive on Sugarloaf



Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices