Plattsburgh CBP locate stolen yacht worth $1.5M on Lake Champlain


U.S. Customs and Border Protection

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WWTI) — Last week a highly valued yacht was uncovered after reported stolen on Lake Champlain.

On July 22, U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Plattsburgh, along with federal, state and local law enforcement worked to locate a yacht worth $1.5 million. To locate the vessel, multiple Plattsburgh Air Unit aircrews worked to survey the area.

Additionally, CBP and law enforcement partners conducted surveillance, suspect interviews and later apprehended one suspect. The identity of the individual apprehended was not released.

The boat was first reported stolen out of Burton Island State Park in Vermont and was later located in Vermont waters on Lake Champlain.

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