Cops: Greenport man stuffed beer down pants in shoplifting attempt

2013-04-08 13.09.16

A 25-year-old Greenport man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he tried to steal beer from a South Street business in Greenport by putting the beers in his pants, Southold Town police said.

Jose Perez attemped to take the beers about 1:20 p.m., police said. He put the beers down his pants and walked past the cashier without paying, according to a police report.

He was arrested and charged with petit larceny, a class “A” misdemeanor. He was taken to police headquarters for processing, police said.