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Southold Town police blotter: March 26 – April 2

Excerpts from the Southold Town Police Press Reports, April 2, 2017

On March 26, a female who would give only her first name called police to report that there were dinner plates in the roadway in front of a Third Street, Greenport location which were preventing anyone from parking at the curb. She also advised police that she got a flat tire after running the plates over. When police arrived on the scene they found a box of dinner plates on the side of the roadway and one broken plate in the street. Greenport Highway Department was called to clean the mess.

A Mattituck man was arrested on March 26 after he was observed driving a 2014 Ducati motorcycle at a high rate of speed on Route 48 in Peconic. According to police reports, the driver refused to pull over even after police lights and sirens were activated. He was eventually stopped at the intersection of Route 48 and Tuckers Lane, then arrested and transported to headquarters.

A Southold woman telephoned police on March 27 to report that on Feb. 18, $305 in fraudulent charges to her Kohl’s credit card. The report named two suspects in the case; no further details were provided.

On March 28 a Mattituck woman phoned police to report that she was being harassed by a Wading River woman who, she said, called her a thief. The caller requested a restraining order against the woman. Police advised the woman that she could not get a restraining order against someone based on being called a thief because no threats were made.

A Mattituck High School student reported to police that someone stole his sneakers from his gym bag in the locker room. The shoes were valued at $80. 

On March 31 a concerned parent called Greenport School to notify them that his son had overheard another student threatening to bring a weapon to school. Superintendent David Gamberg called police and a police investigation is continuing.

A Southold man reported to police that his daughter’s iPhone 5S, valued at $150, was stolen in the Southold School cafeteria on March 31. The school was advised of the incident.

A Greenport man was issued a summons on March 31 after police found him drinking a Budweiser beer at the North Ferry terminal.

A Mattituck man called police when he discovered that an  unknown person stole old boat batteries valued at $500 from behind his Southold shop. 

On April 1, a woman, address unknown, reported to police that  someone had tried to transfer $40,000 from her checking account to another account. No further details were given.

A Southold woman called police to Elbow East restaurant parking lot in Southold when she discovered a window broken on her 2016 Jeep Renegade. Police responded and determined that rocks kicked up by another vehicle had caused the damage.

On April 2, a Cutchogue man suspected of burglary turned himself in to police. He was arrested, processed and held for arraignment.

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.