A Massapequa man was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing a wooden barge being used as a dock from a waterfront home late last month in Seaford, Nassau police said.
Frederick Eggers III, 47, of 70 Stone Blvd., was arrested after police said he and the stolen barge, worth $15,000, were located at John Burns Park in Massapequa by officers from the Seventh Precinct.
It was not clear why Eggers had the barge at the park.VideoMan accused of stealing dock from Seaford backyardDataLI crime stats
Police said Eggers, using a center console boat, stole the barge, which was tied to a bulkhead at the rear of a home on John Lane, at about 6:20 a.m. on May 28. Eggers is charged with third-degree grand larceny.
He is scheduled for arraignment Thursday in First District Court in Hempstead.