Long Island Officials: Major Crackdown On Drunken Boating ComingThe summer’s biggest celebration on the Fourth of July weekend is nearly upon us, and thousands of boats will soon cram the waterways for fun and fireworks. And boat operators could face serious penalties if they are caught drinking.
Town Of Hempstead Stepping Up Patrols For Boating While IntoxicatedTown of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said last year, eight people were arrested for BWI as they operated in the waters off of the town
L.I. Officials Announce New BWI CrackdownThe Coast Guard reports 20 percent of all accidents on waterways are the result of alcohol impaired boaters.
Connecticut Sets Its Sights On Drunken BoatersConnecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is kicking off ``Operation Dry Water,'' an effort to target drunken boaters.
Long Island Man Arrested For Boating While IntoxicatedWilliam Tabert, 52, was operating a 21-foot Malibu motorboat when it struck a 50-foot sailboat that was moored and carrying a family of four.
East Northport Man Arrested On Boating While Intoxicated ChargeSuffolk County officials made a boating while intoxicated arrest Sunday night in the waters off Long Island.
N.Y. Legislators Push For Tougher Drunken Boating Laws"Christopher Mannino, you were my world. I was so lucky to have your children. I don't have you now because a selfish careless person found it necessary to be intoxicated on the water and take your life," Mannino's widow said Thursday.
Nassau Police Arrest Man For Boating While Intoxicated After 2 People Go OverboardPolice said Anthony Marmo, who was operating the boat, didn't even realize the two were overboard until they were out of sight.
Holiday Weekend Brings Increased Police Presence To Jersey ShoreGoing into this holiday weekend, there will be extra eyes on roads and on the water. Police are stepping up patrols to crack down on illegal fireworks, drunk driving and boating.