Month: August 2016

Names of two boaters listed as missing after catamaran crash given by Highway Patrol, presumed drowned

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Missouri- A boating tragedy at the start of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout weekend has resulted in two listed as missing and has placed a pall over the event.  The pair were onboard an MTI catamaran owned by racer Richard Prince of Metaire Louisiana who operates a trucking company. Prince, 49, a racing notable who piloted the 44 foot Mac Daddy in the Shootout previously, was listed as missing by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Also named was Bradley Dunphy, 40, of Lafayette Louisiana. Witnesses had originally thought four or  more people were aboard the craft. The patrol was...

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Dive team looking for boaters after catamaran incident at the Lake of the Ozarks

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Missouri- According to those who were on-scene, authorities are searching for four boaters after an MTI catamaran flipped over at the 10 mile marker on the Lake of the Ozarks Friday. The crash happened after the Shootout Poker Run. Officials now say there were just two on the 44 foot boat. Jet Ski rider Michael Galloway was there right after the crash, speeding to the distresses vessel. He said he pulled up on the boat around 7:00 p.m. after it had apparently blown over. He said other boaters arrived and jumped in searching for survivors and said they did everything to look for signs of...

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Missing Mytle Beach teen was kidnapped, gang-raped, shot and fed to alligators

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina- A teenage girl who disappeared from Myrtle Beach seven years ago was abducted, gang-raped, shot to death and thrown into an alligator-infested swamp in the dense forests near McClellanville, according to the FBI. FBI agent Gerrick Munoz this week gave the first detailed account of what investigators think happened to 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel after she disappeared in 2009. His account, contained in a federal court transcript  is based on a statement from a prison inmate who claims he was present when she was killed according to a report by The Post and Courier. But a...

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LAKE OZARK POLICE WANT PUBLIC’S HELP IN CATCHING THEFT SUSPECT

LAKE OZARK, Missouri-  The Lake Ozark Police Department is asking for assistance as officers attempt to identify a suspect in a recent theft. Video surveillance from August 21, 2016, shows the below pictured individual leaving a retail store in Lake Ozark with stolen property. The white male arrived to and left from the store driving a white Ford/Mercury older sedan. Contact Officer Greene 710 at 573-365-5371 or by email at tips@lakeozarkpolice.com...

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