Suspect Charged in Spree of Boat Break-ins and Kayak Thefts

A Glen Burnie man was arrested on multiple counts of burglary and theft from marinas and private piers after a joint investigation by the Maryland Natural Resources Police and Anne Arundel County Police.

Daniel Francisco Bohle, 19, was charged with 40 counts, including felony and misdemeanor theft and burglary, destruction of property, trespassing and destroying serial numbers. He turned himself in Aug. 10 and was released on his own recognizance.

The investigation began July 31, 2017, after numerous reports of missing kayaks and vessel break-ins in the Pasadena area. The crime spree continued through the summer and into the fall.

In September 2017, police stopped a Dodge pickup truck with distinctive markings in Edgewater that had a number of items in the bed, including a cooler marked with fishing stickers. Over time, officers were able to match the truck, owned by Bohle, to surveillance video taken at several marinas and the cooler to a boat owner whose vessel had been ransacked.

Bohle’s trial is scheduled for Nov. 9 in Anne Arundel County District Cou

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