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Deputies arrest man suspected of stealing boat at Shasta Lake

Deputies arrested a man they said stole a boat at Shasta Lake.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019 12:29 PM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Deputies arrested a man they said stole a boat at Shasta Lake.

Visitors from Santa Cruz County noticed their boat stolen from its mooring at Bridge Bay Resort. 

Deputies say Lester Folsom was spotted taking the boat to another dock. When the boat owners shouted at him, they said he tried to swim away. 

Employees stopped him until deputies arrived and arrested him for grand theft. 

Authorities said Folsom was on probation for vehicle theft and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. 

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