Monday, September 28, 2020

COLLIER COUNTY

Investigator Haney was on late-night water patrol with Officers Harris, Johnson and Lugg near Marco Island.  They stopped a small fishing boat and during the boating safety inspection, detected signs of impairment from the operator.  After performing seated field sobriety tasks, the subject was determined to be impaired and was arrested for BUI.  He was transported to jail where he was confirmed to be impaired on alcohol and drugs by a Drug Recognition Expert and charged with a felony fourth offense BUI.

Officers Lugg and VanTrees were on water patrol and observed a man violating a manatee speed zone in the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.  During the boating safety inspection, they detected signs of impairment from the operator.  Investigator Haney and Officers Miller and Tidwell arrived to assist.  After conducting seated field sobriety tasks, the operator was determined to be impaired. He was arrested for BUI and received four boating safety citations.  The operator submitted to a breath alcohol test, which resulted in 0.121 g/210 L of breath.  Also, the operator admitted to taking a narcotic controlled substance, which enhanced the effect of the alcohol.

Investigator Haney and Officer White were on water patrol in the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and observed a vessel that was improperly and unsafely loaded with passengers.  During the boating safety inspection, they detected signs of impairment from the operator.  After conducting seated field sobriety tasks, the underage operator was determined to be impaired and was arrested for BUI.  He refused to submit to a breath alcohol test and was booked into jail. He was charged with BUI and possession of alcohol by a person under 21.

Investigator Haney and Officer White were on water patrol in the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve after their first BUI arrest was turned over to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office for transport to the jail, when they observed a vessel traveling erratically.  They stopped the vessel to conduct a boating safety inspection and detected signs of impairment from the operator.  After conducting seated field sobriety tasks, the operator was arrested for BUI and transported to jail.

Investigator Haney observed a man attempting to flag down passing motorists.  He stopped to see if the subject needed help and found that the man had an active felony warrant and was in violation of his probation curfew.  After being arrested for the warrant, the man was found to be in possession of controlled substance narcotics without a prescription and in possession of drug paraphernalia.  The man was transported to jail, charged with three felonies and one misdemeanor, and is being held without bail.

While on water patrol in Naples Bay, Officers Miller, Reith and Tidwell stopped a vessel that had been towed in from 80 miles offshore.  The officers performed a fisheries inspection and found that the occupants were in possession of 97 yellowtail snapper, which put them at having 57 yellowtail snapper over the daily bag limit.  The occupants were issued misdemeanor citations for the violation.

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