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Richmond man arrested for boat theft

Published: Thursday, May 15, 2014 3:53 p.m. CDT

RICHMOND – A Richmond man has been charged with stealing and selling a boat without the owner's consent.

Blane R. Redmer, 32, of Richmond, faces a Class 3 felony charge for theft after a Craigslist posting for the sale of the boat led investigators to discover Redmer's potential role in the theft and sale without consent. The boat was successfully recovered.

Redmer faces up to 5 years in prison on the charge. He is being held at McHenry County Correctional Facility on a $20,000 bond.

–Northwest Herald

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