Va. Fisherman Missing, Boat Recovered

December 13, 2010

The search continues for a missing Hopewell fisherman.

The Progress-Index reports that Vernon Ryland Varnette Jr. hasn't been seen since he left his home in Hopewell on Friday afternoon.

Varnette's wife, Mary K. La Vance Varnette, told the newspaper that her husband's johnboat was recovered Saturday.

Police and rescue crews searched the Appomattox and James rivers over the weekend.


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