Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Local boats rocked by harbor thefts


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

A portion of the local fishing fleet and recreational vessels sit ready for the winter at Heritage Harbor on November 18. Early last weekend three boats were reported trespassed upon and burgalarized by unknown parties, making off with diving gear, a firearm, and other items. The local police are currently investigating the incident.

Several Wrangell boat owners learned they had been burgled early Saturday morning.

Wrangell Police Department received a call concerning Heritage Harbor, where it appeared three boats moored there had been entered, one forcibly. Owners were contacted, and they confirmed a number of items were missing, including dive gear and a firearm.

"Sure enough, someone had liberated my possessions," commented Steve Prysunka, owner of the boat Mollyann. "They stole such an interesting variety of things."

In addition to his dive gear, he found the intruder had made off with his binoculars, a tool kit, a...

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