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Coast Guard and NHC Sheriff's arrest man accused of stealing from boater

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and Coast Guard joined together to arrest a man accused of stealing from a boater. It happened off the coast of Masonboro Island. A man reported that items were stolen off his boat. The Coast Guard, along with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office responded. They arrested 41-year old John Jakomas. The sheriff's office used its helicopter to locate a makeshift camp site where they believe Jakomas was staying. Jakomas is charged with felony larceny. He is being held at the New Hanover County Jail under a $10,000 bond.

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