The following police incidents were reported this week by the Southampton Town Police Department east of the Shinnecock Canal.
- An opportunistic thief stole more than $6,000 worth of valuables during an estate sale on East Northview Hills on Sept. 21. According to the report, the victims were holding an all-weekend sale and had people come in and out of the home throughout the day. After the sale was over, the victims said they noticed items missing that weren’t sold. Stolen was a coin collection, valued at $3,600, a coral necklace, valued at $2,000 and copper wire with lights, worth about $500. The investigation is ongoing.
- Someone broke into a house on Chestnut Street and stole a number of rings and $5,000 in cash on Sept. 23. According to police a woman called 911 at around 2:30 after she returned home to find several locked boxes and drawers had been opened and rummaged through. Stolen was the cash and four rings of undetermined value. The victim said the burglary took place sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
- Someone broke into a house on Sunset Beach Road through an unlocked garage door and stole jewelry from the home on Sept. 23. According to police the victim called 911 at around 4 p.m. to report jewelry was taken from a box located in the master bedroom. Police provided the victim with an inventory list to itemize what was stolen.