Six people charged for having open alcohol on Six Mile Lake: OPP

Six people are facing charges for having open alcohol aboard a boat while cruising through  this week, said Gosia Puzio, OPP central region’s media relations and community services co-ordinator.

According to police, the driver of a boat was stopped on Tuesday, Aug. 24, around 11 a.m. by OPP SAVE and Southern Georgian Bay OPP Marine Unit.

All six occupants were charged for having open alcohol under the , Puzio said.

The alcohol was seized and the operator was also charged for operation of a vessel with open alcohol, she added.

“Officers want to thank all the safe boaters checked during patrols found to be boating responsibly,” she said. “Staying sober and alert on the water is imperative to staying safe. Water conditions can change quickly and the water is very unforgiving. We want to see everyone be able to have fun and enjoy the water safely and responsibly.”