Incident Reports: $1,500 in Coins Stolen

Also this week, a diamond ring, flatscreen TV and more were reported taken.

Recent crimes and suspicious incidents reported to the Southampton Town Police Department:

• A North Sea woman said a $4,000 diamond and anniversary band had been taken from a drawer in her home in late January.

After checking her home “top to bottom,” police reports state the woman was sure she put the diamond and band in a drawer in her bedroom, though said a friend of her daughter’s could have taken it while her daughter was in the shower. Police are investigating the crime as a grand larceny.

• Several incidents of credit card fraud were reported, one resulting in nearly $250 in unauthorized purchased from newegg.com, another reported after several attempts were made to withdraw funds from Manhattan ATMs, and one reported after $1,738 in unauthorized withdrawals were made.

• Several incidents of leaving the scene of an accident were reported. One occurred at Hampton Bays High School, and another occurred at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Tuckahoe Road after someone reportedly blew a red light, hit someone and left.

• A resident of Middle Lane Highway in North Sea reported a burglary on Feb. 15. According to police reports, a five-gallon jug of change, holding approximately $1,500, as well as a diamond ring and diamond necklace, were stolen from the home, which was entered through an unlocked front door.

• A resident of Wild Goose Lane in Water Mill reported that between Jan. 28 and Feb. 15, someone stole a 52-inch flatscreen TV, valued at $1,500, and assorted jewelry valued at $150. 


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