Syracuse man arrested after sinking his own boat

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A Syracuse man was arrested on Monday after sinking his own boat on a lake.

Johnathan Heckaman, 33, now faces charges of boating while intoxicated, after the incident on Syracuse Lake in Kosciusko County.
It happened around 6 p.m.

Heckaman was reportedly trying to put the boat on his trailer, at a public access site of the lake and sank it in the process.

Indiana Conservation Officers are reminding folks not to boat or drive while drunk, and to wear a life jacket.


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