Police: Valuables Stolen From Parked Car In Southampton

Also, police investigating vandals who tore up the 4th-hole green at Shinnecock Hills golf course with dirtbike tracks.

Southampton Town police released the following incident reports for the week of Oct. 21:


  • Someone broke into a parked car on North Sea Road and stole more than $4,000 worth of valuables. According to police, the victim called on Oct. 18 to report the theft after he said he left his 1998 Jaguar parked in a lot for several days. The victim said the doors were locked, but the driver’s side window was left partially open, allowing the suspect to break in. Stolen was a full set of Ping Black Eye golf clubs, sports coats and assorted clothing, golf spikes, three St. Christopher medals, and a silver golf ball containing the ashes of a family member. The total value of the items came to $4,375. The victim said the theft occurred sometime between Oct. 12 and Oct. 15.
  • A woman parked at Storms Motors on County Road 39 said she was struck while sitting in her vehicle by a driver who sped off without stopping on Oct. 15. According to police, the woman called 911 at around 1 p.m. to report that while she was at the shop waiting for a service tech, someone in a black pickup truck sped by her passenger side and sideswiped her car. By the time she got out to inspect the damage, the driver was gone.
  • Someone on a dirtbike tore up the 4th hole green of the Southampton Golf Course at Shinnecock Hills on Oct. 13. According to police, the tire marks left gouges in the green. This is the second time in recent weeks that similar damaged occurred.

North Sea

  • Someone stole an assorted array of outdoor and hunting equipment from a hunter’s tree stand in North Sea on Oct. 19. The hunter abandoned his stand at around 3:45 p.m. to have lunch. When he came back he noticed his recurve bow, arrows, binoculars, a backpack and other various hunting aids were missing. He described a suspect seen walking through the woods earlier in the day.
  • A woman’s truck was stolen out of her driveway on Lincoln Avenue between the hours of midnight and 8 a.m. on Oct. 16. According to police, the woman had left the keys inside her 2006 Chevy Silverado overnight and when she woke up in the morning she discovered the truck was gone. Police recovered the vehicle some time later, but stolen from the truck was a Garmin GPS and the woman’s E-Z Pass device.


  • Someone broke into a house on Noyac Road sometime between Oct. 8 and Oct. 10 and stole some valuable baseball cards, clothing, a laptop computer, and aquatic equipment. There were no signs of forced entry.

Sag Harbor

  • Someone broke into a house on Carroll Street on Oct. 15 and stole more than $3,000 worth of cash and valuables. According to police, the victim arrived home to discover some things were out of place. The burglar may have gotten in through an unlocked side door. Stolen was a 2ct. pear-shaped diamond ring valued at $3,000 and a host of other assorted rings. Also stolen was a jar of quarters estimated at around $300. Police are investigating the incident.


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