Boat Thieves Sunk, Arrested

6-13-05 - Boat thieves looking for a joy ride ended up capsizing on Lake Murray, after forgetting to put the plug in the rear of the stolen boat. Lake Patrol arrested all four and rescued them from the sinking boat.

The owner of the 19-foot Steury reported the boat missing early on Sunday morning. By mid-afternoon authorities found the boat capsized off Martin's Landing. They were able to tow the boat to shore.