Coast Guard, FWC, local agencies gear up for 2014 Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard, FWC, local agencies gear up for 2014 Operation Dry Water
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews in the area are scheduled to assist the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and local law enforcement agencies to provide an increased presence on the water Friday through Sunday in support of Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water is an annual nationwide campaign focused on enforcement of boating under the influence laws and educating boaters...

Coast Guard focuses on boating under the influence during Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard focuses on boating under the influence during Operation Dry Water
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Coast Guard Station New York is scheduled to participate in Operation Dry Water (ODW) June 27-29, 2014 as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI). During this 3-day weekend, Coast Guard boarding officers will be on the water educating boaters about the dangers of boating under the influence...

Man arrested for boating under the infuence and fleeing authorities

Man arrested for boating under the infuence and fleeing authorities
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — After recklessly speeding through Hotel Channel near South Padre Island Sunday, a man was arrested for boating under the influence by local police in coordination with the Coast Guard. At approximately 9 a.m, watchstanders at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island received a phone call from South Padre Island Police Department, who stated that witnesses reported a boat speeding...

Great Lakes Coast Guardsmen contribute to successful nationwide Operation Dry Water campaign

Great Lakes Coast Guardsmen contribute to successful nationwide Operation Dry Water campaign
CLEVELAND — Coast Guardsmen from throughout the Coast Guard 9th District, which encompasses the entire Great Lakes region, removed 11 boaters operating under the influence of alcohol during the national campaign known as Operation Dry Water, June 28 to 30, 2013. Operation Dry Water, a nation-wide annual boating-under-the-influence awareness and enforcement campaign, addresses the issue of drunk...

Long Island, N.Y., Coast Guard units complete Operation Dry Water

NEW YORK — Long Island Coast Guard units and partner agencies increased their presence on the water to deter boating under the influence (BUI) in support of Operation Dry Water, June 28 to 30. Operation Dry Water is an annual nationwide, interagency marine law-enforcement mission. Its aim is to reduce the number of alcohol-related accidents, injuries and deaths among recreational boaters by increasing...

Drinking like a fish will get you caught

Drinking like a fish will get you caught
LOS ANGELES – Boaters who plan to drink alcohol on the water this weekend should think twice; the Coast Guard and local law enforcement agencies are working together to stop boating under the influence as part of a nationwide operation, June 28 – 30, 2013. The Coast Guard and local law enforcement will be boarding boats in the waters between Morro Bay, Calif., and Dana Point, Calif., to...

Coast Guard units kickoff Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard units kickoff Operation Dry Water
ST. LOUIS — Coast Guard units and partner agencies will be increasing their presence on Lake Carlyle, Ill., in support of Operation Dry Water, June 28-30. Operation Dry Water is an annual nationwide campaign during which federal, state and local maritime agencies take to the water to educate boaters and raise awareness that it is unsafe, as well as illegal, to operate a boat under the influence...

Coast Guard, maritime enforcement agencies team up for Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard, maritime enforcement agencies team up for Operation Dry Water
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard units and partnering maritime enforcement agencies will be increasing their presence on waterways across the Great Lakes in support of Operation Dry Water, Friday through Sunday. Operation Dry Water is an annual, nationwide campaign during which federal, state and local law enforcement agencies take to the water to educate boaters and raise awareness that it is unsafe,...

Coast Guard, FWC gear up for 2013 Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard, FWC gear up for 2013 Operation Dry Water
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews in the area are scheduled to assist the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to provide an increased presence on the water Friday through Sunday in support of Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water 2013 is an annual nationwide campaign focused on enforcement of boating under the influence laws and educating boaters of the risks of operating...