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Attempted jet-ski joy ride ends in arrest

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BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - A man is behind bars after attempting a late night joy ride on a jet-ski that wasn't his.

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office arrested Joseph Mousseau, 33, for Grand theft just after midnight, Sunday morning.

According to deputies, the owner of the jet ski spotted movement on his dock and contacted authorities.

MCSO says that Mousseau attempted to lower the jet-ski into the water, but fled before deputies arrived. He was located a short distance from the scene and through video, arrested for the attempted theft.

Mousseau remains in custody at the Manatee County Jail.

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