With the Fourth of July causing boaters' itch, be warned, cops are looking for drunk boaters. WLNS.com reports that law enforcement officials across the state are stepping up patrols on Michigan waterways.

Mainly, they're looking for drunken boat operators. But, they also want to ensure that passengers have flotation safety devices. Boating under the influence is as much illegal as driving under the influence. $500 fines, 90 days in jail, and community service could await offenders.

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