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Dutchess County Man Charged With Burglary

Brian L. Decker, 37, of Hyde Park was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, on Thursday by the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office.
Brian L. Decker, 37, of Hyde Park was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, on Thursday by the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. Photo Credit: Dutchess County Sheriff

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A 37-year-old Hyde Park man has been arrested in connection with a recent burglary in the Town of Poughkeepsie, according to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.

Brian L. Decker was charged with breaking into a home on or about Dec. 1, according to the county sheriff.

The burglary was reported to the sheriff’s office by the victim, and after a week-long investigation by its Detective Bureau, Decker was taken into custody on Thursday.

He was charged with one count of second-degree burglary, a felony, according to a press release.

Decker is accused of burglarizing the residence of someone known to him, during which numerous items of electronics and power equipment were stolen. Much of the stolen property was recovered by sheriff's detectives during their investigation.

After being processed, Decker was arraigned in Town of Poughkeepsie Court and sent to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond, with a return court date of Dec. 15 at 4:30 p.m

The investigation is continuing, and more information may be released as it becomes available, according to the sheriff's office.

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