Wednesday, August 18, 2010

"Boating Under Influence" Detection and Enforcement Operations


Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Parks Bureau

2101 N. Highland Avenue, Bungalow – D

Los Angeles, CA 90068

(323) 845-0070

Press Release

Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Parks Bureau conducted a Boating Under the Influence (BUI) detection and enforcement operation at both Castaic and Pyramid Lakes this weekend.

The Operation on Saturday, August 14, 2010, at Castaic Lake resulted in 14 boats being contacted. Two arrests were made for Boating Under the Influence; one was arrested for Drunk in Public and one citation issued for Possession of Alcohol in a County Park.

The Operation on Sunday, August 15, 2010, at Pyramid Lake resulted in 12 boats being contacted. One arrest was made for Boating Under the Influence; one arrest was made for Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence (on the boat ramp) and one arrest for Indecent Exposure.

This operation is conducted to enhance the safety of the Boating public. For additional information regarding this operation or Boating Under the Influence operations, contact Lieutenant John Anderson at (661) 257-0881.

August 18, 2010

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