Authorities arrest man wanted for stealing shrimp boat in Murrells Inlet

Authorities arrest man wanted for stealing shrimp boat in Murrells Inlet
Daniel Conor Janowski (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WMBF) – The man wanted in connection to the theft of a shrimp boat in Murrells Inlet has been arrested, deputies said.

Daniel Connor Janowski, 28, of Golden, Colorado, was taken into custody Wednesday night, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy and an officer with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources spotted the suspect while he was in a dinghy preparing to board a boat near Georgetown harbor, according to authorities.

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Janowski is accused of stealing the Lila Lee from the Marlin Quay Marina in Murrells Inlet in the early morning hours of Oct. 31.

The Lila Lee was found roughly a day after it was reported stolen on a sand bar north of Murrells Inlet, deputies said.

According to authorities, in addition to being charged for stealing the shrimp boat, Janowski was also charged with possession of a stolen vehicle that was recovered from the parking lot at Marlin Quay Marina.

Janowski is being held at Georgetown County Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

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