Did Your Memorial Day Weekend Lead to a BWI?

Being out on a boat the first weekend of summer is a time to cherish. You can have fun with friends and family as the whole of summer stretches out before you. One complication you may not have counted on: BWI charges.

Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) is a very serious offense. People may not think it’s as serious as driving a car under the influence of drugs – especially because the name sounds so silly – but the state of Minnesota does not agree.

Here is what you need to know about BWIs in Minnesota and what you can expect if you are found guilty of one from your Memorial Day weekend fun.

What is a BWI in Minnesota?

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