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Police increase patrols for holiday weekend - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 19, 2014

Police increase patrols for holiday weekend

Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2014 12:15 am

Sunny weather, seaweed and increased traffic greeted island visitors on Saturday, as Galveston police increased patrols near beaches and the U.S. Coast Guard cautioned swimmers to stay safe.

Crews have worked overnight to clear seaweed accumulating on some Galveston beaches, with thousands of people expected to visit the island during Memorial Day Weekend. Operators of the Galveston-Bolivar Ferry warned of increased wait times to accommodate visitors headed to the Bolivar Peninsula.

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