Sebastian boater tells FWC “I’m a little buzzed”

A boater told an FWC officer that he was a little 'buzzed' in Sebastian, Florida.
A boater told an FWC officer that he was a little 'buzzed' in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – A boater told a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officer that he was “buzzed” and had a few, according to the report.

Dana Charles Brown, of Sebastian, was seen operating a vessel that was violating a manatee zone in Brevard County.

Positioned in the water in Grant-Valkaria was an FWC officer on patrol.

“I approached the vessel to address the violation and observed a strong odor of alcohol from Mr. Brown,” the officer said.

Brown appeared unsteady on his feet and told the officer he had “about four beers” and “I’m a little buzzed,” according to the affidavit.

More: Drunk Captain Hiram’s Patron Thought He Was In Melbourne

The officer had Brown conduct a few standard field sobriety tests and determined the boater was impaired.

Brown was arrested on a charge of Boating Under the Influence, and Refusing to Submit to BUI Test.

DISCLAIMER: Arrests and mugshots were made public by complaint affidavits, arrest affidavits, and police reports. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Signup for the free Sebastian Daily newsletter for your chance to win free dinners and merchandise!

Copyright 2021 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

About Jennifer Balakrishnan
Jennifer Balakrishnan lives in Vero Beach, Florida. She moved to Indian River County when she was 6-years-old. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree at Florida State University. She writes our crime stories and is one of our food/restaurant critics.