ALEA PRESS RELEASE: Tallapoosa County-Search for Missing Boater


By Trooper Larry C. Thomas, Department of Public Safety, ALEA Public Affairs Officer-Troop D, Primary Recruiting Coordinator-Troop D

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY – Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division are currently searching for a missing boater on Lake Martin.

Troopers, along with the Alex City Rescue Squad, recovered a boat belonging to Roger Milby, 58, of Opelika, adrift just north of Camp ASCCA after his wife reported him missing to the Alex City Police Department. The Alex City Police Department, Fire Department, Dive Team and Search and Rescue Squad are all assisting with the search.

Nothing further is available as Troopers with ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division continue to investigate.