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Marine Deputies: Man intoxicated on wave runner arrested

Posted at 8:09 AM, Aug 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-31 08:24:36-04

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich.– A man from Chicago was arrested after operating a wave runner while intoxicated, that’s according to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Marine Division.

Crews were on patrol Saturday around 8:30 P.M. on Rush Lake in Hartford Township when they spotted the man.

Investigators said after conducting a safety inspection, a Marine Deputy found the vessel operator to be under the influence of alcohol.

The 28-year-old man was taken to the Van Buren County Jail pending arraignment.

The case has been turned over to the Van Buren County Prosecutor’s Office.