According to Barca, after doing multiple boat trips taking food, medicine, supplies, gas, and ferrying people out of flood-affected areas, Koehne was offered money by some people who wanted to be the first ones out. “These people wanted to pay money to be the first ones to get out,” Barca said on a phone call on Sunday afternoon. “So he said, ‘we’ll make some gas money and pay for the rest of the trips that I’m going to be doing for the next few days. ‘” When Koehne and the people were about 100 yards from shore, things changed. “When he got the people on the boat,” Barca continued, “one of the guys said, ‘oh, I don’t have to pay you nothing. ’ So [Koehne] said, ‘you guys said you wanted to get the first trip out, and you said you were going to give me gas money.
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