Video: Stolen yacht suspect crashes into boats in Newport Beach

One person is in custody Thursday after crashing a stolen yacht in Newport Beach.

Authorities say they were originally called to the 1200 block of W. Pacific Coast Highway for a vandalism call around 10:30 a.m. When officers arrived, a boat – believed to be stolen – was seen crashed into the marina. 


Video obtained by FOX 11 shows the stolen boat crashing into and over a docked boat, before colliding with a sailboat, completely destroying its mast. According to Newport Beach Police, nobody was injured.

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No information has been released about who the alleged boat thief is, or what his plan was in taking the yacht.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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