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Man Nabbed Stealing Commercial Hedge Trimmer From Driveway Of Suffolk Home

A Greenport man was arrested for allegedly stealing a commercial-sized hedge trimmer from the driveway of a home.
A Greenport man was arrested for allegedly stealing a commercial-sized hedge trimmer from the driveway of a home. Photo Credit: Pixabay

A Long Island man was arrested after being caught on video surveillance allegedly stealing a commercial-grade hedge trimmer from a driveway.

Joseph Rhodes, 57, of Greenport, was arrested around 8:56 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, by Southold Police after the owner of the hedge trimmer saw the victim on his property removing the item from a trailer, said the Southold Police. 

A Southold police officer was able to identify  Rhodes and he was located a short distance away, where he admitted to stealing the trimmer, police said.

Rhodes was arrested and charged with petit larceny. 

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