38-Yr-Old Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

May 10, 2019 | 7 Comments

A 38-year-old man was arrested early this morning [May 10] on suspicion of piloting or being at the helm of a boat while impaired, after a boat had run aground in waters off Spanish Point Pembroke, according to police.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 4am today [May 10th] marine police responded to a maritime distress call regarding a boat that had run aground.

“The powerboat involved was located on the rocks near Cobbler’s Cut, in waters off Spanish Point Pembroke, with two men aboard.

“The men – said to be a 38-year-old Pembroke man and a 43-year-old man – were not hurt.

“Both were taken on to the attending police vessel and transported to safety.

“The 38-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of piloting or being at the helm of a boat while impaired.

“He was subsequently released on police bail pending further inquiries and a court appearance is anticipated in due course.”

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  1. Triangle Drifter says:

    An area to be respected by the experienced boater. Dangerous to the inexperienced boater especially at night.

  2. Kathy says:

    What are people doing in a boat at 4am?

    • Ok says:

      Getting piece of the “strange” as we call it in Spanish Point!

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