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Trial set for trumpet thieving Millbrae Police Department deputy
June 12, 2013, 05:00 AM Daily Journal Staff Report

Brandon Hatt

An off-duty sheriff’s deputy accused of stealing a musician’s pricey trumpet and jacket while he played at a Millbrae hotel in December and later throwing the instrument out a car window will stand trial in September for felony grand theft

Brandon Hatt, 34, pleaded not guilty in Superior Court yesterday to the single charge and set a Sept. 10 jury trial. If convicted, he faces up to three years in prison.

Hatt was arrested Dec. 21, the day after authorities say he took the $2,000 trumpet from a musician playing a show with his band at the Aloft Hotel. Hatt was allegedly shooting pool at the hotel and was seen leaving, then re-entering for one minute, before exiting again with the jacket and trumpet. A responding officer called to the hotel learned the trumpet had been thrown from a car on Magnolia Avenue near Taylor Boulevard but was unable to locate it. The trumpet’s owner found the instrument in its soft case in a driveway about a block from where it had been reported thrown. The jacket was not recovered.

Hatt is employed by the Millbrae Police Department under the umbrella of the Sheriff’s Office as part of its shared services agreement. Hatt was off duty and not in uniform at the time of the alleged incident.

Hatt remains free from custody on a $10,000 bail bond and is on administrative leave.

 

 

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