An 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township resident was arrested for allegedly stealing two boats.

Police said they responded to a residence on Dorset Avenue in Scullville just before 4 p.m. Friday for a theft of two small boats from the rear of the property.

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Officer Michael Keeping followed tracks from the property into a wooded area and found the boats, police said.

Jacob Mason, 18, was charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief, police said. He was released pending a court date.

Keeping was assisted by Officer Brian Keane and Det. Scott Hiltner.

Joel Landau

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