A 36-year-old Bridgehampton man told police Wednesday that he has been monitoring Craigslist since he discovered a burglar stole tickets from his Toppings Path home, and he thinks he has found the culprit.
The man gave the e-mail address of the suspect to , and said the New York Police Department will follow up the incident. According to the incident report, the house was broken into some time between Feb. 4 and March 27. The burglar broke the catch on a sliding glass door to gain entry, the report reads. In addition to the tickets, valued at $600, a bag of $25 in assorted change was also reported stolen.
The man told police he initially was not planning to report the incident, but he changed his mind when he found a suspect on Craigslist, a website that allows users to post free classifieds.