UPDATE: Reckless Sea-Doo driver identified and charged

RCMP investigation revealed the personal watercrafts were rented and later returned

A 27-year-old West Kelowna man has been charged for his alleged careless and reckless actions on Okanagan Lake.

RCMP responded to multiple marine incident reports July 6 around 6 p.m., which involved a group of Sea-Doo operators, who allegedly operated their personal watercrafts in a dangerous manner.

RELATED: Police searching for reckless Sea-Doo drivers

“The RCMP investigation revealed the company from which the personal watercrafts were rented and later returned to,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey in a news release.

“Anonymous tip information from the public also aided in the development and eventual conclusion of the police investigation.”

The man is accused of operating a vessel in a careless manner and failing to give name of vessel or name and address of authorized representative after a collision.


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