Police: Nebraska man steals boat in Seneca Falls, gets stuck in locks

Police say a Nebraska native was taken into custody after stealing a boat that was moored on cowing Street, leading police to the canal locks where he became trapped.

Eric Warbelton, 35, is accused of traveling west on the canal in the stolen boat with police tracking it.

He was eventually taken into custody when the boat traveled into the locks int he village of Waterloo and became trapped there.

Warbelton was charged with felony grand larceny and transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility.

The charge will be answered at a later date.


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