STICKS IN THE MUD: Coast Guard Detains Party Boat

Not good at parties.

Police were dispatched to assist a Coast Guard vessel at Diversey Harbor around 9:30 Friday night.

The Guard had to tow in a “boatload of people” who were too drunk to bring their craft in safely.

Some of the drunks were detained for shooting distress flares at a helicopter.

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