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COPS CORNER: Wet bandit wannabe floods house, causes $5,000 in damage

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by: Jonathan Simmons News Editor

Feb. 25

Wet bandit wannabe floods house, causes $5,000 in damage

8:08 p.m. First block of Westbrook Lane. Burglary: A cleaning lady entered an empty home to work, and found the laundry room floor flooded with an inch or two of water. When she checked the sink, she could see why: Someone had turned on the tap and then blocked the drain with a pan. The woman turned off the water and called a property manager, who helped her vacuum up the water, and also called the homeowner, a 48-year-old woman who lives in North Carolina and rents out the house to vacationers. A hidden spare key was missing, and the water caused about $5,000 damage to the home's kitchen cabinets.

Thief steals fiberglass jon boat

8:58 a.m. 2000 block of Water Oak Road, Bunnell. Larceny of a vessel: Someone came onto a 71-year-old man's property and stole a 11-foot green fiberglass jon boat. The boat, built in 1983, had no motor or trailer, and was worth about $300. Nothing else was missing. 

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