Published in the Asbury Park Press 06/17/05
Five more boaters were cited for boating under the influence last weekend, according to the U.S. Coast Guard Manasquan Inlet Station.
Those cited were: Capt. Keith Norris, 49, Point Pleasant; Albert Endurato, 49, Pennington;Anthony Buttino, 40, Point Pleasant; Christoph Bonavita, 35, Brick, and Michael Agar, 44, of Point Pleasant. They were also cited for negligent operations during random boardings, which occurred during routine Coast Guard patrols.
The federal blood-alcohol limit is .08. The boaters were taken off the water and face civil penalties of up to $1,000, or criminal penalties of up to $5,000, a year in prison, or both.
They also face the possible loss of their New Jersey motor vehicle driving privileges.