Boat rescue leads to arrest

Boat rescue leads to arrest

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A woman who had boat trouble at Lake Chehaw ended up in handcuffs.

Dougherty County Police say Misty Martin had boat trouble and called for help.

The Albany Fire Department and DCP responded to the 2800 block of North Jefferson.

Once Martin once taken to Cleve Cox Landing, police discovered she had a warrant out for her arrest.

“She was somebody that we were familiar with that we thought might be wanted, and that turned out to be the case. She had a contempt of court warrant out of Albany and she was taken into custody after being checked out by EMS and not having any medical issues,” says Lt. M.J. Wood.

Martin has since bonded out of jail.

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