Deputies search for Burnt Store Marina boat thief

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LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Crime Stoppers is looking for a man who reportedly took a boat from Burnt Store Marina on July 6.

Deputies said a man left his pontoon boat in the slip around 10 p.m. Monday. When he returned the next morning, the man said his boat was gone.

The boat owner said he searched the marina’s waterways to make sure it had not detached from the dock.

Deputies said surveillance video in the area showed a white man in the area during the time of the theft. Investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify the man in the video.

Anyone with information on this person of interest is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.

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