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Police seeking help with Thefts from Boats
Annapolis - Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the breaking and entering of eighteen vessels in the Skip Jack Cove Marina, Sassafras River, Georgetown. The incident occurred on May 20, 2009 between the hours of 2:00 am and 6:00 pm. Unknown person or persons broke into vessels and stole numerous television sets from the vessels that were docked at the marina. If anyone has information concerning this case or witnessed any suspicious activity during this period, please call 800-628-9944 and ask for Officer First Class Bill McKinney or Investigator Cpl. Chris Pavon.
The Natural Resources Police would like to remind all boat owners to put all valuable equipment out of sight, remove the keys and lock the vessel prior to leaving the marina. Please report any suspicious activity to marina security or contact the nearest law enforcement agency.
May 22, 2009
Contact: Sgt. Art Windemuth
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is the enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). With an authorized strength of 280 officers and a dedicated staff of civilian and volunteer personnel, the NRP provide a variety of services in addition to conservation and boating law enforcement duties throughout the State of Maryland. These services include homeland security, search and rescue, emergency medical services, education, information and communications services on a round the clock basis. NRP is the only police force aside from the Maryland State Police that has statewide jurisdiction.
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