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Southold Town police blotter: Dec. 27 – Jan. 2

Excerpts from the Southold Town Police Press Reports, Jan. 2, 2017

On Dec. 27 a Manhasset woman notified police that when she’d gone to check on her second residence in Mattituck she found the door had been kicked in and the house torn apart and damaged. Police responded and in a search of surrounding houses, found a second residence that had also been broken into. Police are investigating.

A customer at Sophie’s Restaurant in Southold called police after he discovered his tire had been slashed on Dec. 28.

A Mattituck teen called police to report that a woman he’d met online robbed him of his cell phone and some cash on Dec. 28.

On Dec. 29 a Cutchogue woman reported to police that a package containing a Dell laptop had been stolen from her property.

A Cutchogue pharmacist called police on Dec. 30 when he discovered he was given a possible fake prescription. When police called the prescribing doctor, he hung up when he realized he was speaking to authorities. No arrests were made.

On Dec. 30 a Cutchogue man called police when he discovered clothing and a box containing a handgun and ammunition in his garbage can. Upon review of surveillance video, police identified a suspect and brought him to police headquarters for questioning.

Edwin Monroy, 33, of Greenport was arrested for DWI after a two-car crash in Southold on the evening of Dec. 30.  He was taken to police headquarters for processing.

On Jan. 2 police responded to a report of activity at a vacant house in Southold. They apprehended two suspects, one of whom was found to be in possession of marijuana. The suspect was issued an appearance ticket.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.