20140605 - Marine Patrol (KG) - nwherald

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Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Marine Unit Deputy Dave Shafer (right) performs a safety check on Patrick Herring of Prairie Grove (center), with his father Len Herring, while on patrol along the Fox River Thursday June 5, 2014. According to Shafer, McHenry County is lucky to have less issues with intoxication, and recklessness, compared to neighboring counties. Boat safety, life vests, lights, and intoxication on weekends are most common among issues faced while on patrol.