Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Boating incidents in Calaveras County

   This summer has seen a multitude of boating related incidents in Calaveras County between July 20 and July 26, 2020:

   From boaters losing power and needing a tow, to boaters forgetting to put the plug in the bottom and sinking, Marine safety officers have been busy.

   On more serious problems:

     Passenger on personal watercraft fell off and was injured,

    Fisherman at Lake Hogan was found deceased in the water near his boat,

    A  crash between a boat and a personal watercraft resulted in major injuries to the watercraft rider,

   Three drownings with no life jackets,

    16 boating accidents and a multitude of disabled boats.

   The Sheriff's Office is requesting everyone be more careful.


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