07/25/2011 08:58 am ET | Updated Sep 24, 2011

Rick Ehlert, Cruise Passenger Who Dropped Ship's Anchor, Not Guilty Of A Felony Says Attorney

The attorney for a California man who got drunk and dropped the anchor of a cruise ship last November says his client is not guilty of a felony.

Rick Ehlert was sailing aboard the Holland America's Ryndam last year when he entered a restricted area, put on work gloves and released the ship's stern anchor. It was all caught on surveillance video, as was Ehlert throwing a life buoy overboard.

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