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Canadian man apologizes for drunken swim
DETROIT (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Canadian man is apologizing for causing an international incident Tuesday night when he drunkenly swam across the Detroit River.
47-year-old John Morillo admitted to having 8 beers before the swim.
He made it across the river, but on his way back, his friend lost sight of him.
Three boats and a helicopter responded.
He was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place, and he'll also have to pay $5,000 for swimming in a shipping channel.