Man falsely claims to own yacht during burglary call

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department arrested a man who falsely claimed to be the owner.

Zachary Maditz was arrested and charged with first degree burglary. (Source: WPD)
Zachary Maditz was arrested and charged with first degree burglary. (Source: WPD) (Source: Wilmington Police Department)

Police were called to respond to a dock at Port City Marina Monday morning around 4:15 in reference to a burglary.

They found 32-year-old Zachary Maditz on the second level of the yacht. He told police he owned the vessel and there were people on board who did not belong.

Officers, however, determined Maditz did not own yacht and he was the one who did not belong on it.

Maditz was arrested and charged with first degree burglary.

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