ALEA Marine Patrol

Body Recovered of Missing Boater in the Alabama River

The search for a missing boater who disappeared in the Alabama River after he went under while swimming has ended. Dive teams recovered the body of 58-year-old Henry F. King of Thomasville around 8 o’clock Thursday evening. King’s father, Henry C. King, says his son was celebrating his 58th birthday with family on a pontoon boat when he fell overboard….

NEW INFO: Search Underway for Missing Boater near Camden

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says the search is underway for a missing boater. ALEA Marine Patrol says they are looking for a 58-year-old man who went under water Wednesday and never resurfaced. Officials say the incident occurred at approximately 4:45PM Wednesday on the Alabama River in the Gees Bend area of Wilcox County. Investigators say the man was on a…

Activity on Water Increases, ALEA Marine Patrol Reminds of Social Distancing on Water

Brenda Gilbert has been coming to Lake Martin for thirty years. “I think it’s a great way to try to help get through these times, it’s good therapy,” Gilbert said. Gilbert is one of hundreds of boaters who have been on Alabama’s waterways in recent days. And with health order guidelines in effect, Gilbert says she’s doing her part to…