County police charged two Baltimore men Wednesday in the attempted theft of a $4,000 Jet Ski from a Brooklyn Park back yard. Police said they saw two men acting suspiciously as they drove a Chevrolet step van around the neighborhood of Patrick Henry Drive and Wasena Avenue, at about 1:30 a.m.
Later, a police detective saw the men taking a 1990 Sea Doo Bombardier Jet Ski from a back yard in the 5200 block of Patrick Henry Drive.
Roland Andrew Jackson, 30, and Joseph William Jackson, 36, both of the same address in the 3900 block of 2nd St., were charged with theft of an item worth more than $300.
Roland Jackson was released without bond. Joseph Jackson is being held on $2,500 bail.