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Southold Town police blotter: Jan. 2 – Jan. 9

Excerpts from the Southold Town Police Press Reports, Jan. 9, 2017

A Southold Town police officer requested backup after a man stopped for a traffic violation in Cutchogue on Jan. 2 appeared confused and when he was asked to exit his vehicle, reached into his waistband. The suspect was patted down and no weapons or contraband were found. He was issued two summons and no further action was taken.

On Jan. 4 a Southold woman called police to report a broken window at the Opportunity Shop on Main Street in Greenport. Nothing was taken from the building and it didn’t appear that anyone had made entry. Police are investigating.

A Laurel woman reported to police on Jan. 4 that she had received a text message threatening her life if she didn’t pay $1,500 to the message sender. Police attempted to call the number but it was no longer in service. Police will continue to investigate.

A Shelter Island man reported to police that some time between July and September of 2016, items were stolen from his boat while it was at Brewers Yacht Yard in Greenport for service.

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.