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.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email:
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 260715151 -
Gray Television, Inc.