Authorities looking for suspect in theft of Dodge County ski team boats

DODGE COUNTY (CBS 58) – The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect associated with the theft of a ski team’s boats.

Authorities say the incident is the product of a Craigslist scam. Two people responded to an ad for outboard boat motors and met the suspect. Authorities say they traded cash and other items for the boats.

The suspect is described as a white man, 45-50-years-old, 6’3”, brown hair and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a flannel shirt tucked into jeans with cowboy boots. He identified himself as Mark E. Jones but also said his nickname was Earl.

The suspect is associated with a newer maroon or dark red Ford pickup truck.

Authorities say the vehicle traded to the suspect was a 1984 gray Chevy Camaro with chrome wheels.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (920)386-4130.

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