Stranded Boaters Rescued on Lake Bellaire

Six people were rescued in Antrim County after their boat sank on Lake Bellaire.

The Antrim County Sheriff's Office received a call around 11 last night, that 6 people were stranded on Lake Bellaire after their boat overturned and was sinking.

Emergency personnel rescued the stranded boaters near Fishermen's Paradise Road.

EMS treated the group for possible hypothermia and were soon released.

The vessel was a 13 foot 8 inch boat with a capacity of 4 persons.

The group had been drinking, the driver of the boat, Derek Banfield, was arrested for OWI.