The following incidents were reported by the Town of Southampton Police Department for the week of Dec. 9.
- Police are investigating a forced break-in of a home on Cold Spring Court. According to police, they called police on Dec. 5 after it was discovered that someone broke through the front door of the home. Stolen was a set of speakers, toilet paper and copper piping worth about $2,000.
- A North Sea resident was the victim of identity theft on Nov. 18 after someone used his debit card to charge a phone call. The victim called on Dec. 5 after he discovered a $90 charge to his debit card for the use of minutes through an inmate call center. The victim contacted the call center to dispute the charges. The company advised him to change his bank account number, which he did.
- Someone stole $350 worth of valuables from a driveway on Wildwood Road sometime during the night of Nov. 25. The victim told police on Dec. 2 that someone took an MGP “End of Days” scooter with black handle bars and a white skull on the deck. They also took a custom extension cord intended for an electric car. Police canvassed the area for the missing items but didn’t find anything.
- A woman called police on Dec. 6 to report that someone had walked onto her School Street property, parked their bicycle and then left at around 4 p.m. The woman said the man parked the bicycle at the bottom of the front stoop and then disappeared. About 30 minutes later the man returned, gathered his bicycle and rode off.
- Someone broke into a vehicle parked on Island View Drive West and stole more than $1,100 worth of landscaping tools on Dec. 2. It was reported around 6:15 p.m. Stolen were two leaf blowers worth about $573 each.