CRYSTAL LAKE TOWNSHIP, MI – Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 37-year-old man for operating a boat while intoxicated on Sunday, August 13th, 2017, at approximately 4:54 P.M. on Crystal Lake.
The Montcalm County Marine Patrol was dispatched to a possible intoxicated boater who had anchored his boat near the public beach. As the marine patrol approached, the operator attempted to leave the area however was stopped. The operator was contacted and believed to be intoxicated. Aaron Russell Pallick, 37-years-old, from Stanton, was lodged in the Montcalm County Jail on a charge of operating a boat while intoxicated, and subsequently released on a $500.00 bond.
Even though the summer is quickly coming to an end, the Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone that excessive alcohol use combined with normal summer activities can have tragic results, therefore, everyone is encouraged to use good judgement and be respectful of others.