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Boating sobriety enforcement action set for this weekend

By Staff | Mar 20, 2009

This weekend, the Lee County Marine Law Enforcement Task Force will conduct an operation aimed at detecting and apprehending impaired boaters on waterways in Lee County. Boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol is a concern and something law enforcement agencies in Southwest Florida takes very seriously. Members of several agencies are teaming up in an effort to educate the public and prevent accidents on the water.
The operation will feature undisclosed boating safety checkpoints, while stressing safe boating and BUI enforcement.
Members of the Lee County Marine Law Enforcement Task Force include:
Lee County Sheriff’s Office
Cape Coral Police Department
Fort Myers Police Department
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Fish and Wildlife Commission
Sanibel Police Department
United States Coast Guard
Department of Environmental Protection

Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office