Blotter: Greenport residents report cash stolen from rented rooms

09/28/2011 8:00 AM |

Four tenants who rented three bedrooms in a house on Fourth Street in Greenport reported a large amount of cash stolen from their bedrooms on the evening of Sept. 19.

One tenant reported that $400 was missing from his room. Another reported $300 missing and a man and woman who shared a room reported $300 and $150 stolen, respectively.

Police are investigating.

•A  resident of Hobart Road, Southold, reported Sept. 18 that someone stole a 17-speed Mongoose bicycle from his front yard between Sept. 10 and 18. He said the bicycle was worth about $100.

• Someone reportedly spray painted the words “Be glad you’re not in Uganda” in large cursive handwriting on the side of the Greenport IGA building during the overnight hours of Sept. 21.

• An farmer on Oregon Road on Mattituck reported on Sept. 22 that someone stole the ignition keys from a tractor and a truck on his farm.

• A resident of Route 48 in Peconic reported that a friend elbowed him in the eye and cut his left knee with a knife, “causing a deep laceration,” after an argument over winnings from a card game on Sept. 23. The victim made the report at police headquarters in Peconic and proceeded to Eastern Long Island Hospital for treatment. The case has been referred to the detective division.

• A Youngs Avenue, Southold, homeowner whose house is on the market reported that sometime between Sept. 10 and Sept. 18, someone stole the metal log cradle from her fireplace. The victim said the house had been shown several times that week.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.