Maine Man Accused of Stealing 240 lbs of Lobster, Small Boat
VINALHAVEN, Maine - A Maine lobsterman is accused of stealing more than 200 pounds of the crustaceans along with a small motor boat on Vinahaven
Forty-eight-year-old Jason Marriner has been charged with theft, unauthorized use of property and receiving stolen property following his arrest Saturday.
The Maine Marine Patrol says the Vinalhaven man had been stealing crates of lobsters from Carver's Harbor Market for months. They say Marriner was caught in the act on surveillance video.
Investigators say they have determined that Marriner stole 240 pounds of lobster worth more than $1,000 along with the small boat.
Marriner, who was released from jail on Monday, couldn't be reached immediately for comment. Two numbers for him on Vinahaven have been disconnected.