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How Accidental Crimes Can Land You in Prison

How Accidental Crimes Can Land You in Prison

South Florida is known for it’s beaches, city life, and warm weather. South Florida can also be known for it’s severely high crime rate, mostly relating to drugs and robbery. However, because south Floridians are known to spend a lot of time by the beach, many crimes can happen on water too. According to an article in WPTV News, a Highland Beach boater was charged with negligence and carelessness, weeks after his powerboat propeller cut into a scuba diver near the Boca Inlet. Jon Berger, 64, was driving the Sea Fox powerboat when the propeller of the 28-foot boat sliced into a scuba diver James Shelley, 46, on January 22. The accident was also caused because Berger failed to stay at least 300 feet away from a diver down flag.… […]

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