ALEXANDRIA BAY State police charged Duane D. Blanchard, 52, of 70G Anthony St., with third-degree grand larceny after he allegedly took a water scooter from a residence on Rabbit Hill Road.
Police said Mr. Blanchard took the craft, valued at $14,000, to an unlisted location by towing it with another boat. The water scooter was first reported missing April 30, 2013.
He was charged in the 200 block of Creekwood Drive, Watertown, at 12:30 p.m. Friday. He was arraigned in LeRay Town Court and held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, Watertown, on $2,500 cash bail.