A man from Florida, apparently in an intoxicated state, smashed his 40-foot yacht into other boats as he was attempting to dock the same at a Sarasota marine. The 32-year-old Brendan Corey Sheridan was reportedly seen in a disarrayed T-shirt along with disheveled shorts and sandals.
The official reports suggest that Sheridan “refused to take field sobriety tests by a marine patrol officer”. The 32-year-old accused justified his actions by claiming that while he was trying to dock his boat, a strong wind caught the boat and smashed it into the other vessels present there.
The investigative authorities, however, dismissed his theories of justification by asserting that the “amount of damage was inconsistent with getting blown into another boat”. The 46-year-old Michaela Jean Larson was also a passenger on the yacht and reportedly claimed that when she saw the yacht was about to hit the dock, she offered help but Sheridan refused it and thus faced the repercussions.
The 32-year-old was charged with “four misdemeanor counts of boating under the influence with property damage and released on $2,000 bail”. The Breathalyzer tests revealed 0.185 and 0.180 percent respectively which is more than the level, a person is considered to be intoxicated.