Law enforcement set sail for Gasparilla

 

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1-26-2018 - WWW.FOX13NEWS.COM

By: Crystal Clark, FOX 13 News

TAMPA (FOX 13) - Thousands of smaller boats are expected to accompany the pirate ship of Ye Mystic Krewe on Saturday, sailing across Tampa Bay to downtown.

Along the route, law enforcement officers from multiple agencies will be on the hunt for lawbreakers.

Officer Randy Lopez with the Tampa Marine Unit said he has worked 28 Gasparilla celebrations, and each year, there is very heavy boat traffic on the water.

"Think about probably you're busy New York, Washington, DC traffic, or going through Atlanta traffic, where it's just bumper to bumper," said Lopez.  Click here to read full article