06/11/2010 04:46 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ryan Daniel Snodgrass, Raft Guide, Arrested For Swimming After Rafter In River

Clear Creek sheriff's deputies on Thursday arrested a rafting guide for swimming to a stranded young rafter who had tumbled from his boat on Clear Creek.

Ryan Daniel Snodgrass, a 28-year-old guide with Arkansas Valley Adventures rafting company, was charged with "obstructing government operations," said Clear Creek Sheriff Don Krueger.

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