Stolen boat case in Mathews County ruled misunderstanding

MATHEWS COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Authorities with the Mathews County Sheriff’s Department are calling a stolen boat case from Thursday a misunderstanding.

On Thursday, surveillance video caught a Ford pick-up truck picking up a 1994 C Hawk boat with a trailer from a residence in the 8400 block of Buckley Hill Road in the afternoon hours.

An investigation found that a boat was suppose to be picked up for donation in that area, but the wrong boat was taken.

Arrangements have been made with the owner of the boat for it to be returned.

No charges are being filed in this case.