Man steals dragon-shaped pedal boat at National Harbor

A man pedaled away from a dock in Prince George’s County, Maryland, in a stolen dragon-shaped pedal boat, police said.

It happened Monday around 7:15 p.m., police responded to a call about a man who stole a pedal boat at National Harbor.

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Prince George’s County police say a man stole a dragon-shaped pedal boat at National Harbor. (Courtesy Prince George’s County police)

Police said that 32-year-old Kevin Quijano-QuiJada, of Forest Heights, swam to a docked pedal boat and took it without paying. He then pedaled it further into the Potomac River, where he was apprehended by harbor unit officers, a news release said.

A police spokesman told The Washington Post that the suspect was “a little bit inebriated.”

He is charged with theft under $25,000.

The rate for a pedal boat rental at National Harbor is $30 per hour, according to Boating in DC.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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