Casitas Officials, Eyewitness Refute Boat Owner's Statement

By Logan Hall

Lake Casitas officials released a statement this morning, saying that Lukas Branaham, owner of a boat that sank in Lake Casitas Sunday evening, was not telling an accurate account of his actions after the sinking. In an OVN article in today's paper, Branaham is quoted as saying, "I looked for someone at the front gate, but the office was closed and there was no one in the booth." After seeing Branaham's statement in the OVN, Casitas' recreation manager Carol Belser reviewed surveillance tapes from Sunday that showed Branaham exiting

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