Arrests made in burglary of Elks Lodge in Red Hook

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02 November 2021
Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander

Red Hook, New York – On October 28, 2021, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Scott P. Hapeman, age 50, and Brad R. Hapeman, age 48, both of Greenport, NY.

At approximately 4:10 a.m., Troopers responded to the Elks Club in the town of Red Hook for a burglary alarm activation.  Troopers discovered the power and alarm lines cut, damage to the interior of the building, as well as damaged cash registers, lottery machines, safe, and a jukebox with monies emptied.

With the assistance of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office and Red Hook Police Department, Scott Hapeman was located with burglar tools and stolen monies still in the Elks Lodge and arrested for Burglary in the 3rd degree, two counts of Criminal Mischief in the 2nd degree, Grand Larceny in the 3rd degree, all class D felonies, and Possession of Burglar Tools, a class A misdemeanor.  Brad Hapeman was located nearby and arrested for Burglary in the 3rd degree, a class D felony.

Both Scott and Brad Hapeman were arraigned before the honorable Judge Mansfield of the town of Red Hook Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail without bail.

Author: Harlem Valley News