FWC Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Highlights For Cases In Brevard County
By Space Coast Daily // June 9, 2023
FWC OFFICERS NAIL IMPAIRED BOATER
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The following report highlights some cases the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission handled in Brevard County over the past week but does not include all actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.
■ Officer Specialist Marroquin and Officer Hopkins were on state water patrol near Cape Malabar when they observed a vessel violating a slow speed zone.
A vessel stop was initiated to address the violation. During the stop, Officer Hopkins observed signs of impairment and requested the operator perform standardized field sobriety tasks.
Officer Hopkins determined the operator was impaired and placed him under arrest for boating under the influence.
The subject was booked into the Brevard County Jail and charged with BUI and refusal to submit to a breath test.
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