Despite a busy weekend on land and water, the Memorial Day holiday came and went without any major incidents, drownings or boat crashes.
For the three county area. the Missouri Highway Patrol reported a total of 20 arrests, the majority of those were for Boating While Intoxicated.
Of those, 12 were made in Camden County over the holiday weekend. Eight of the 12 were Boating While Intoxicated arrests. The highway patrol also reported two boat crashes in Camden County with moderate injuries. Both accidents involved personal watercraft.
Morgan County saw four total arrests, one of which was a Driving While Intoxicated arrest. The other three were Boating While Intoxicated.
Miller County also had four arrests during the holiday weekend. Two of those were Driving While Intoxicated.
2013 Memorial DayCamden County-
12 arrests total
2 boat crashes- moderate injuries
Morgan County- 4 arrests total
Miller County- 4 arrests total
232 traffic crashes, 95 injuries, 9 fatalities
14 boat crashes, 6 injuries, 0 fatalities, 0 drownings
274 traffic crashes, 119 injuries, 5 fatalities
7 boat crashes, 2 injuries, 1 boating fatality, 0 drownings