Crackdown on impaired boaters this weekend

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The U.S. Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies planned their annual crackdown on the water this weekend.

During Operation Dry Water, June 26-28, authorities will be looking for impaired boaters.

It is part of the annual campaign that takes place the weekend before July 4.

In the U.S., alcohol use is reported to be the leading known contributing factor in recreational boating deaths.

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