Once they were reunited in the water, the owner didn't appear to be able to find a way out and started to struggle.
Though Ashley Batchelor and her son Conner weren't far out in the water, there was a riptide, and the two were tiring themselves out.
An hour and a half after the incident, police were notified and were quickly able to remove the Siberian husky, Zeke, from the unlocked car.
Ervin's bodycam footage has been released in part, showing just how extreme the situation was and how much danger he faced during the rescue.
Woman Leaves Note in Walmart Bathroom Begging Police for Help, Says She's Been Held Captive for Months
The note listed her alleged captor's name and address and a vehicle description, and said she was being physically and sexually assaulted.
'If it saves just one other child from having to go through what my son has, then I have done my job as a cancer parent.'
The 59-year-old formerly homeless man is flourishing, and though he left his 'whole life behind in hopes of just finding a better life,' that better life has become reality.
Her son, Callihan, was ready for his debut, and no bad timing or awkward setting was going to deter him from his big moment.
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On Tuesday, at around 1 p.m., some of Obi's diving gear was located around 250 yards from where he'd last been seen.
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After two and a half hours, the woman was finally out of her predicament and was soon on her way to the hospital.