LPSO Searching for Missing Boater in Larose

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported deputies are searching for a Larose man who has been missing since a boat crash early Sunday morning. Dustin Thomassie, 22 years old, of Larose was last seen by his friend Jordan Duet, 26 years old, who was riding in the boat with Thomassie when the crash occurred. Duet was later picked up by a passing boater around 6:30 A.M. Sunday morning and had minor injuries.

Sheriff Webre indicated members from several agencies are assisting in the search including Lafourche Parish Government Office of Emergency Preparedness, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Office of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Louisiana Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue.

Anyone that may have any information about Thomassie’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office immediately by dialing 798-2255 in the South Lafourche area, 446-2255 in Thibodaux, 532-2255 in Central Lafourche, and in Bayou Blue, dial 868-2255.

LPSO Searching for Missing Boater in Larose