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Suspect Nabbed After Student Reports Burglary In Progress At College Townhouse In Area

Brewers Lane in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
Brewers Lane in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A suspect has been nabbed after a student reported a burglary in progress at an occupied Vassar College townhouse.

It happened just after midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 19, Town of Poughkeepsie Police said.

Officers responded and obtained a description of the suspect.

A subject matching the description was located in the area by a responding officer. The subject was detained and identified as Franz L. Brandon Jr., 30, of the City of Poughkeepsie.

He was taken into custody following an investigation.

Brandon was charged with second-degree burglary (a felony) and petit larceny (a misdemeanor).

He was released on an appearance ticket to appear in Town of Poughkeepsie Court at a later date.

Town of Poughkeepsie Police were assisted at the scene by the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department.

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