CT Boat Burglars Busted

New Haven Register: A dogged 9-month police investigation, initially helped along by a tip from a victim, has resulted in the arrest of 2 men for stealing $40,000 to $50,000 in marine electronics from dozens of boats at marinas all over the shoreline.

The number of thefts of the expensive gear became such a concern at marinas that Clinton police Officer Greg Matakaetis said boat owners would urge them on in the pursuit of the thieves. “It was like a plague,” he said of the wide-ranging thefts.

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