LAKE THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. WITH SO MANY PEOPLE ON THE WATER… COMES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ACCIDENTS. NEWS 13 )S FERNANDA LOPEZ RODE ALONG WITH MARINE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TODAY — AND SHOWS YOU THE CRACKDOWN ON UNSAFE BOATERS. nat and shot of boat on water IT )S A BUSY WEEKEND ON ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE…. Cory Stone, Boater;56 this year there )s actually a lot more people ;58 OFFICERS ARE OUT IN FULL FORCE. 2;43 we )re going to stop this boat right here 2;46 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND your tuber fell off you didn )t have a skiier down flag 3;37 OFFICER GREG CLAESSON SAYS IT )S BEEN PRETTY CALM ON THE WATER SO FAR. ONLY A COUPLE MINOR ACCIDENTS. 4;14 can I also check your registration while I have you stopped?4;15 HE SAYS A BIG PART OF (KEEPING IT A CALM HOLIDAY WEEKEND — IS MAKING SURE BOATERS ARE FOLLOWING THE RULES. 7;48 nats of him getting having a life jacket 7;53 ;14 its just somebody ends up in the water no life jacket they get tired and they drown 7;17 THREE PEOPLE HAVE DROWNED HERE OVER THE LAST YEAR AND HALF… MORE THAN AVERAGE. 28;25 I )ve never seen anyone drown with a lifejacket on 28;28 HE SAYS A LOT OF WHAT OFFICERS DEAL WITH THIS EARLY IN THE SEASON IS TOWING BROKEN DOWN BOATS. 24;14 lots of boats that aren )t quite ready to go but they )re out here 24;15 A BIG CONCERN picks up and all of the sudden they )re in trouble cause that wind is pushing them away from shore 23;57 14;18 the reason i stopped you is when HE )S ALSO ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR DRUNK BOATERS… 26;07 nobody yet but they are out here 26;09 A REATIVELY QUIET WEEKEND… AT LEAST, SO FAR… ON THE WATER FOR MARINE ENFORCEMENT… 17;22 until you can find somebody that can operate the boat it doesn )t go out for the rest of the day okay 17;26 CRACKING DOWN ON IRRESPONSIBLE BOATERS. 34;14 behind shot NAT FERNANDA LOPEZ KRQE NEWS 13. THIS WEEKEND ELEPHANT BUTTE OFFICIALS SAY THEY )RE EXPECTING 100-THOUSAND VISITORS. ABOUT 20-THOUSAND MORE THAN LAST YEAR.