Vernon County (WXOW) - It was a busy weekend for patrols on the Kickapoo River.
Nineteen boaters were ticketed by Vernon County officials and one arrest was made.
Citations were written for violations of underagedrinking, possession of drugs/paraphernalia, no personal floatation devices,and having glass beverage containers on the river.
In addition, more than 36 warnings weregiven. The agencies were not enforcingany new laws, but laws that are already in place and meant to keep everyonesafe so that the river can be enjoyed by everyone. The agencies involved plan to continue theriver enforcement at various times throughout the summer.
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