Video: Stolen yacht suspect crashes into boats in Newport Beach
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - One person is in custody Thursday after crashing a stolen yacht in Newport Beach.
Authorities say they were originally called to the 1200 block of W. Pacific Coast Highway for a vandalism call around 10:30 a.m. When officers arrived, a boat – believed to be stolen – was seen crashed into the marina.
- Police chase: Suspect in custody after pursuit through Long Beach
- Steer wanders onto 210 Freeway in Lake View Terrace
Video obtained by FOX 11 shows the stolen boat crashing into and over a docked boat, before colliding with a sailboat, completely destroying its mast. According to Newport Beach Police, nobody was injured.
Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up for FOX 11’s Fast 5 newsletter. And, get breaking news alerts in the FOX 11 News app. Download for iOS or Android.
No information has been released about who the alleged boat thief is, or what his plan was in taking the yacht.
Additional details were not immediately available.
Tune in to FOX 11 Los Angeles for the latest Southern California news.