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Police: Monroe man missing in Ouachita River

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Posted: Sep 21, 2012 11:04 AM
Source: Associated Press

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MONROE- Rescue crews are searching for a missing boater on the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish.

Sheriff Jay Russell said authorities are searching for 60-year-old Chuck Thrashe of Monroe, who was reported missing shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says Thrasher's boat was found in the river.

Wildlife agents have two sonar units on scene Friday to assist in the search.

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