Squirrel steals a Christmas decoration llight bulb. See SWNS story SWBRcritter. A man was shocked to find his Christmas lights being stolen by a SQUIRREL. Brandon Eberle stepped out of his Southeastern Massachusetts house on 9 December to take a picture of a bird, but was amazed to see the critter with a bright red bulb in its mouth. The 35-year-old managed to snap a few pictures of the cheeky thief before it scampered off with its festive haul.