The fishing vessel Grandpa’s Legacy ran aground in the Pigeon Hill Bay near Steuben, Maine. The lobster boat had been stolen by an individual from Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada and sailed across the border towards Maine. Canadian authorities sent out alerts that the vessel had been stolen. A Maine lobsterman spotted the Grandpa’s Legacy stranded an offshore sandbar partially aground. The United States Coast Guard dispatched a vessel to the scene. There the Coast Guard secured the vessel and held the individual on board. No reports of injuries.
Reports state the individual was sent back to Canada where he was taken custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.