Suspected boat thief nabbed by Quincy police

An arrest has been made in connection with an alleged boat theft in Quincy

The Quincy Police Department has made an arrest in connection with an alleged boat theft.

Casey Mayes, 22, of Quincy, was arrested Tuesday and taken to the Adams County Jail.

According to police, a boat was reported stolen from the Art Keller Marina on Sunday, July 20 around 6 a.m.

Authorities found the boat less than three hours later trapped against the Quincy Memorial Bridge near the Missouri side.

The boat had been damaged and was towed back to the marina.

Mayes was then located on Tuesday and charged with theft over $500.

The Missouri State Police Water Patrol Division assisted in the investigation.