Southampton Police: Driver Found with Stolen Truck

Southampton Village Police Department.
Southampton Village Police Department, Photo credit: Brendan J. O'Reilly

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.

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