Incident Reports: Brake Lines Cut; Computers Stolen

Also reported to Southampton Town police: North Sea and Southampton homes burglarized.

Crimes and suspicious incidents recently reported to the Southampton Town Police Department:

• A Southampton man reported to police that he believes his brake lines and rear fuel pump wires were cut by a couple of men with whom he got into an argument. Police reports state the victim got into a dispute with the two men after he saw them at a private home on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, where he had personal property stored and feared was going to be stolen. 

• A North Sea homeowner reported that on March 28, someone removed a key from under her front door mat and stole about 20 pairs of earrings, a diamond ring valued at $1,000, as well as more jewelry. The woman reportedly left the key under her mat to show her home for real estate listings, as it’s a seasonal rental. Police are investigating the incident as a second-degree burglary.

• A Southampton homeowner reported that between March 25 and March 29, someone entered his home and stole two iMac computers, a 40-inch flatscreen TV, three 13-inch flatscreen TVs, a Bose iPod docking station, and two Bose speakers, valued at a combined $4,600. Police reports state a close friend had stayed at the home the weekend before, and several other people have key access to the home. 

• A Southampton resident reported that while away on vacation, someone stole two dirt bikes and a bicycle from his shed. The dirt bikes are valued at $4,500 and $1,000 respectively, and the bicycle at $1,500. The incident is pending further information and is being investigated as a grand larceny and criminal mischief case.


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