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Police arrest man for Yacht joyride

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Police have arrested a man officers say took a $500,000 yacht on a four-hour joyride.         

A police spokesman says the owner of the 52-foot Nordic Tug received a call from a friend Monday afternoon, wondering why the man's boat was moving so fast off Lummi Island. The boat owner went down to the dock and found his boat missing. He called police.         

When the boat returned Monday evening, police arrested the man on board, who, according to police, insisted the boat was his. The actual owner said he'd never met that man.         

Jason Edward Nollmeyer, 37, faces theft charges and methamphetamine possession.