Incident Reports: TVs, Tools, Copper, Quad, Refrigerators, More Missing in Burglaries, Larcenies

Also reported to Southampton Town police recently, several hit-and-run accidents, involving cars — and houses.

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


• A Hampton Bays woman reported Feb. 1 that sometime since Jan. 16 someone entered her garage and took a $30,000 industrial freezer, two industrial coolers valued at $40,000, a $5,000 display cooler, a $15,000 commercial stove and an $8,000 commercial grill.

• A Hampton Bays man reported that sometime between Jan. 20 and Jan 29, someone removed the television from his living room. The burglary was first discovered by his housekeeper. There were no signs of forced entry and all doors were secure, according to the incident report.

• A Westhampton women reported Jan. 24 that sometime that day between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., someone took three envelopes containing a total of $650 cash from her dresser drawer. The women told police she noticed footprints leading to her unlocked window, and wet footprints in her house.

• A Sag Harbor man reported Feb. 3 that sometime since the night before, one or more persons entered his Sagaponack house, where construction is ongoing, and took a red Honda generator, valued at $2,000, and a green and silver electric Hitachi hammer drill, valued between $500 and $600.

• A Holtsville woman reported Feb. 2 that someone had broken into a Pine Court residence in Northampton and stole saws and other tools.

• The caretaker at an East Quogue home reported Jan. 31 that sometime since the day before, someone pushed in the rear French doors and stole a $600 flat-screen television.

Grand Larceny

• A Hampton Bays woman reported Jan. 27 that she had forgotten her purse in her shopping cart at Stop & Shop in Hampton Bays, and when she remembered, the purse was already gone. Contained in the purse were a MasterCard, driver’s license, vehicle registration, brown wallet, cash and a Salon East gift card.

• A Southampton woman reported that after she and her husband gave a contractor a $53,000 down payment in summer 2012 to build a garage at their Cove Road North home, he has still not built anything and he refuses to return the money.

• A Hampton Bays man reported Jan. 31 that sometime between Jan. 28 and that date someone cut his chicken wire fence, entered his yard and stole a $1,000 quad.

• A landscape designer reports that 50 copper outdoor light fixtures, valued at $28,000, were taken from a Bridgehampton property on Trelawney Road, between Jan. 21 and Jan. 23.


• An East Quogue man reported Jan. 28 that at 3:04 p.m. that while in Hampton Bays he was punched several times in the face by another man he knew, causing swelling of his left eye. According to the arrest report, the victim was uncooperative, possibly under the influence of drugs, and did not wish to pursue charges. He was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead for treatment.

Leaving the Scene of an Accident

 • A Bridgehampton man reported Jan. 30 that at 5:30 that day his vehicle was rear-ended by a red pickup truck, which fled the scene, at North Road and Bathing Beach Road.

• A Flanders man reported Jan. 6 that at 6:50 a.m., while he was driving north of Flanders Road near the Maple Avenue intersection, he was rear-ended by a dark-colored pickup truck, which left the scene.

• A Hampton Bays man reported Jan. 3 that between 4 and 5 that morning someone drove across his yard, struck a tree and a wire fence, and fled. A second Hampton Bays man reported that a vehicle struck the side of his house, causing damage to the vinyl siding. Based on tracks in the snow,  the driver left southbound on Wakeman Road, police said.

• An East Quogue woman reported Jan. 2 that a driver in a gray SUV backed into her vehicle while backing out of a parking spot at the East Quogue 7-Eleven and left the scene. She said the driver was a white male.

Criminal Mischief

•  A Hampton Bays man reported Jan. 31 that while parking outside Blue Cactus in Hampton Bays he heard a couple fighting and a loud bang. He later found a broken windshield.

• An East Quogue woman reported Jan. 2 that when she returned from a month-long vacation to her Whitewood Court home, she found pry marks on her front door and damage to a window latch. There was no evidence that entry was made into the home, or that anything was taken, police said.


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