The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports a drop in drunken boating arrests around the state, and the weather is a factor. Thanks to the late spring and heavy rains, the agency says fewer boaters are on the water.
Police in western Wisconsin pepper sprayed a boater they believe was drunk when he buzzed near swimmers in his boat. Police say the incident happened on Sand Lake near Osceola, Wis. on Saturday.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officers and other authorities will be out in force this weekend, cracking down on drunken boating.
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien faces a July trial in a drunken boating case in Minnesota.
Minnesota is cracking down on drunken boating.