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Southold Town police blotter:
May 28 – June 3

Excerpts from the Southold Town Police Press Reports, June 3, 2017

On May 28, police received a call reporting that a woman was walking into traffic in front of Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue. When police responded they found the subject to be highly intoxicated. They returned her to her friends at Vineyard 48.

An anonymous caller telephoned police on May 28 to report that someone was driving a golf cart on West Road in Cutchogue. Police responded and canvassed the area, but found no golf cart.

On May 28, an anonymous caller reported to police that someone was shooting off fireworks in the area of Breakwater Road in Mattituck. Police responded and canvassed the area, but all was quiet.

On May 29, an East Marion man stopped by police headquarters to report that the license plate from his trailer had either fallen off or been stolen. The Department of Motor Vehicles was notified.

While on patrol at the carnival in Greenport on May 30,  a police officer discovered a group of juveniles in possession of stuffed animals which he determined had been stolen from an unlocked carnival trailer. Parents were called and police turned the juveniles over to their guardians.

On May 31, a West Hempstead man was arrested after police pulled him over for speeding on Ackerly Pond Lane in Southold and discovered that he was in possession of marijuana. The suspect was taken to headquarters for processing.

A Greenport man stopped by police headquarters on June 1 to report that he was the victim of a $1,185 phone scam from a subject claiming to represent PSE&G.

A Mattituck man phoned police on June 1 to report that he was the victim of a computer scam and that $460 had been taken from his checking account.

An anonymous male called police on June 2 to report seeing dirt bikes and ATVs in the woods near Great Pond Way in Southold. Police responded but found that the offending bikes and ATVs had left the area.

On June 3, a Southold man reported to police that he was the victim of identity theft. The man noticed fraudulent charges on his debit card in the amount of $183.12 for a purchase from Nordstrom which had been delivered to a California address. The victim canceled his debit card and his bank is investigating the incident.

A Greenport man phoned police on June 3 to report that he saw two subjects walking down Third Street and fighting. He also stated that there was possibly a knife involved. Police responded and located the subjects, who were arguing over a song one of them had written. One subject was in possession of a small pocket knife. No charges were filed and both parties were advised to stay away from each other.

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.