Southampton Village police said that after a Southampton man was pulled over for a traffic infraction, it was found the he was behind the wheel of a stolen truck.
Police said they stopped Kevin A. Santos, 20, for a traffic infraction while he was driving a 1997 Dodge Ram on Hillcrest Avenue. A computer check of the vehicle registration revealed that the truck had been reported stolen out of Hampton Bays on June 26.
Santos was arrested at 1:36 a.m. and charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
Santos was held for morning arraignment.