St Joseph Man Arrested For Boating While Intoxicated

41 year old Cletus A Barsch of St Joseph was arrested for boating while intoxicated Saturday evening after crashing into another boat on the Lake of the Ozarks.  The driver of the other boat, 50 year old Timothy E Cox of Adel, Iowa was not injured.   Cox’s passengers, 20 year olds Emma R Graen of Waukee, Iowa and Holly A Peterson of West Des Moines were taken to Columbia University Hospital.  The third passenger, 20 year old Alec J Potthoff of Van Meter, Iowa was seriously injured and airlifted to Columbia University Hospital.  A 14 year old female from St Joseph on Barsch’s boat was taken to Lake Regional Hospital.

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