New York: topsy-turvy passenger falling off boat revealed boat captain was tipsy; he was busted for BWI

BWI: Bozo while intoxicated or Boating while intoxicated…your pick…
From The Suffolk Times

A Connecticut man who reported that a passenger had fallen off of his boat in Orient Harbor was charged with boating while intoxicated Sunday night.
Police said that Brian Dermody, 54, of Stafford Springs, Conn. called to report that Wayne McBreairty, 45, of Ellington, Conn. had fallen out of his boat. When police arrived on the scene, Mr. McBreairty had gotten back on board the boat, but Mr. Dermody was observed to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, according to police reports. Mr. Dermody was arrested and held overnight for a morning arraignment.
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