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Carl Wegierski

Air Interdiction Agent, Hammond, Louisiana, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Carl WegierskiOn October 12, 2013, CBP Air Interdiction Agent Wegierski was asked to assist with the search for a 13 year old girl with special needs who had been reported as missing from a nearby Girl Scout Camp. From a helicopter, Agent Wegierski spotted the young girl in a nearby lake with water up to her neck. He and Captain Stewart Murphy jumped from a helicopter, swam approximately 40 yards to reach the girl, and swam another 30 yards to shore, saving the child from drowning.

 

Last Updated: 07/08/2015
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