Thursday, April 17, 2014
Increase in fishing equipment thefts

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to keep fishing equipment locked away after a small spike in such thefts countywide has been reported since February.

Most of the stolen equipment has been rods and reels with some dive equipment and one small outboard motor, according to reports. In nearly all these cases, the thefts have been easily preventable, said...

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