A boating trip down the Ocklawaha River, a scenic destination known for gator-watching that even has a troop of monkeys, ended abruptly for four passengers, who opted to jump ship after the vessel's captain, Rex Leon Crews, 51, went a little overboard himself after getting upset and grabbing -- what else -- a machete, according to Marion County Sheriff's deputies, reports the Ocala Star-Banner.<BR>
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Captain Crews reportedly docked the boat and fled into some woods where he was taken into custody and charged with Boating Under the Influence.<BR>
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It looks like it's the start of the BUI season in Florida.

( July 23, 2013 )

A boating trip down the Ocklawaha River, a scenic destination known for gator-watching that even has a troop of monkeys, ended abruptly for four passengers, who opted to jump ship after the vessel's captain, Rex Leon Crews, 51, went a little overboard himself after getting upset and grabbing -- what else -- a machete, according to Marion County Sheriff's deputies, reports the Ocala Star-Banner.

Captain Crews reportedly docked the boat and fled into some woods where he was taken into custody and charged with Boating Under the Influence.

It looks like it's the start of the BUI season in Florida.

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