Jeremy Thomas was last seen when he left on a fishing trip on the evening of February 15th 2007 on Tobesofkee creek in Macon Georgia. He had a friend with him.
He spoke with his fiancÚ on Friday the 16th at 8:00am. He said they were about to put the boat back in the water. This was the last time anybody other than the friend spoke with him.
The friend returned on Saturday evening. He told the family several different stories, but told the police that he was cold tired and wanted to come home. He said Jeremy chose to stay longer.
The little John boat they had was found on Sunday evening with most of Jeremy's belongings inside of it.
The friend said that the chip to the cell phone had fallen in the water. The area is a swampy area.
It was searched by both police and family and friends. Nothing else has been found to date.
The friend says that he came out at the intersection of Hwy 247, Pionono Avenue, Broadway and Houston Avenue between three and five o'clock on Saturday February 17th with wet clothes.
His girlfriend just happened to ride by and picked him up. He says that Jeremy chose to stay in the creek.
ETA: If this "friend's" story doesn't sound "fishy," I don't know what does!
Officials Monday night called off the search along Tobesofkee Creek for 22-year-old Jeremy Thomas, who's been missing since Sunday.
They said foul play is not suspected.
According to EMA Director Johnny Wingers, Thomas requested to stay fishing alone Saturday after his friend wanted to come home early.
Wingers said it took a while to sort out all the facts surrounding Thomas and his boat.
JOHNNY WINGERS: EMA DIRECTOR
"There was some confusion about how he came back to the edge and then went back out to the boat, and turned up missing.
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