Overdue swimmer found safe

NEGAUNEE – An overdue swimmer on Teal Lake late Monday night prompted a search by area emergency response agencies, but he was found safe as he swam ashore.

The Negaunee City Police Department said David Johnson, 33, of Ishpeming was attempting a swim across the lake. A friend, according to police, expected Johnson to arrive earlier than expected and called police, who were dispatched to the scene at 11:20 p.m.

Police said Johnson was swimming to the shore safely as officers arrived.