Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week (video)Thursday, September 05, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
However boats can become easy targets for thieves as they are easily portable.
Sometime during the late evening hours on Sunday, August 18 suspects entered the Gitchee Gumee Marina in Havilland Shores Township and stole a Grey 2002 Avon Dinghy and Johnson 9.9 hp motor that was attached.
Suspects had cut the locks that secured the Dinghy to the back of a boat.
A Yamaha 8 hp outboard motor was also stolen from the back of another boat.
The motors cable lock was cut along with its power supply as it had an electric start, power trim and an electronic troll master hooked up to it.
Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking for those responsible for the theft of this boat and the two boat motors valued at approximately nine thousand dollars in total.
If you have any information about this crime call us at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.
Type your tip through our website at www.saultcrimestoppers.com or text the keyword SSM along with your tip to 274637.