14 December 2020

Major George J. Mohl
Troop L Commander



***** UPDATE *****

The driver of the pick-up truck has been located.  James Brandes, 57, of Hampton Bays, NY was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny 4th Degree, an E-Felony.  Brandes was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Southampton Village Court on December 29, 2020.


On Sunday, December 13, 2020 at approximately 7:35 am, a white male driving a dark colored pick-up truck when he stopped in front of a residence, in the Estates section in the village of Southampton.  The driver, who was wearing medical scrubs with an ID badge, got out of the vehicle and stole a box from the driveway.  The contents inside the box have an estimated value of $3,000. 


Anyone who recognizes this person, or the vehicle is asked to call the State Police at (631) 756-3300.


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