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Police: Drunk Man Arrested After Sinking Boat in Kosciusko County

SYRACUSE, Ind. (WOWO): Around 6 Monday night, officers responded to the public access site on Syracuse Lake on report of a sunken boat. Police say 33-year-old Johnathan Heckaman was trying to attach a trailer to his boat when it started to sink. He was arrested and faces charges of boating while intoxicated. Indiana Conservation Officers are using this incident to remind the public to use good judgment when out on the water this summer. They say don't  drive drunk and wear a life jacket.

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