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NY State Police arrest three for theft of scrap metal

Jerry Degroat


June 21, 2013

Troopers from New York State Police Montgomery arrested Melissa Mann, 46, Keith Mann, 19, and Jerry Degroat, 36, all of Maybrook, NY for Petit Larceny after the vehicle they were traveling in was stopped by Troopers on Maybrook Rd. in the Town of Montgomery on June 19, 2013.

The investigation revealed the three defendants took scrap metal from a shed owned by the Windham Construction Company in Maybrook, NY. It was revealed the defendants did not have permission to take the metal and were arrested after the owner of the property was notified of the theft.

A fourth suspect, identified as Brian Hamilton of Maybrook, NY is being sought by the New York State Police in Montgomery in connection with the theft. All three defendants were processed and released. They will reappear in the in the Village of Maybrook Court at a later date.