Press Release

Whitley County Sheriff Dept.

Around 11 a.m. May 2, 2017, Sheriff Colan Harrell and Chief Deputy Tim Baker responded to the Hightop Boat Ramp after a silver SUV was spotted floating in Laurel Lake.

The 2013 Buick Enclave was unoccupied and was approximately 30 feet into the lake from the end of the ramp.

Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses and members of the Woodbine Fire Department also responded. The sheriff’s dept. is continuing the investigation.