Hudson River BUI Defendant Pleads Not Guilty

Man Who Crashed Boat on Hudson in Alleged BUI Contests Charges A New York man piloting a boat with several of his friends on board allegedly committed BUI – boating under the influence – last summer when he crashed his boat into a stationary barge on the Hudson River. Jojo John, 35, entered a plea of not guilty at his arraignment on Wednesday, November 20th. His lawyer claims that it was not BUI that caused the accident, but poor lighting on the barge. On July 26th, the 19-foot speed boat John piloted crashed into a construction barge … [Read more...]