CAMANO ISLAND, Wash. — Island County Sheriff's deputies are crediting two quick-thinking teenagers for the arrests of husband-wife boat thieves.
"We took off, started following them about 50 miles an hour, about 20 feet right above them, tilted the camera down and got a few shots," explained 14-year-old Chris Harris. He used his drone for a high speed pursuit through the Saratoga Passage.
KIRO 7 facetimed with Chris and his friend-- now on their way home to San Francisco. They were vacationing with Chris' family on Camano Island this week when they watched a pair of thieves use a speed boat to tow away Chris' aunt and uncle's Zodiak. His friend called 911.
"I was standing there thinking there's no way to really follow them unless we were in another boat, which we don't have," Chris told us.
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