A Springfield man reported a squatter had damaged his boat at a storage facility and was allegedly living in it, according to a police report.
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Officers were sent to a storage facility in the 3000 block of Urbana Road on a criminal damaging complaint at about 7:50 p.m. Sunday. A man told police the galley hatch door and lock had been ripped off of the hinges of his boat, the report said.
After checking the boat, the man said it appeared someone had been living inside. The bed had been pulled out and looked as if it had been slept in, the report said. The toilet also had feces in the toilet, it said.
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The man has been checking on the boat more often because it was previously damaged by a squatter, he told police.
Officers were able to pull prints from the boat, the report said. The damage was reported at about $600, the report said.
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