JERUSALEM, N.Y. (WROC) – Yates County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a boater who didn’t have his navigation lights on while on Keuka Lake on Sunday at around 12:30 a.m.
Deputies identified the boater as 19-year-old John Avery from Pittsford.
Deputies said Avery had slurred speech and bloodshot watery eyes.
Avery was transported to the Yates County Public Safety Building for a breath test.
Deputies charged Avery with boating while intoxicated under the age of 21, unlawful possession of alcohol under 21, no navigation lights, no type 4 throwable device, and no distress signal.
Deputies issued Avery appearance tickets to Town of Jerusalem Court to answer to the charges.