Police have arrested Keriam Beauford, a man they say is responsible for an August 12 home invasion in Bridgehampton.
Southampton Town police said that on that morning the occupants of a Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike residence reported an armed man forced his way into the home. They told police the intruder pistol whipped one of them and demanded money and drugs. The victim was hospitalized at Stony Brook University Hospital.
The intruder fled with a PlayStation 4, an Xbox One, an iPad and some marijuana, police said. A search was conducted by Southampton Town and Sag Harbor Village police and a Suffolk County sheriff’s office K-9 unit, but the intruder could not be located at that time.
Then on September 25, Southampton Town Police Department detectives and the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Beauford, 27, of Amityville, in Nassau County.
Beauford is charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree assault, first-degree robbery and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.
After being held overnight at Southampton Town police headquarters in Hampton Bays, Beauford was arraigned at Southampton Town Justice Court on September 26 and jailed without bail.