Blotter: Cutchogue resident reports cash stolen from home

11/03/2011 9:00 AM |

The owner of a house on Route 25 in Cutchogue reported on Oct. 21 that someone took $1,800 from a desk drawer.

The home had been unoccupied since the previous evening.

Police interviewed a contractor working in the house, who stated that the door was open when he arrived for work.

• A resident of Maiden Lane, Mattituck, reported on Oct. 22 that someone stole two Adirondack chairs from the dock behind his house between Oct. 17 and Oct. 22. The homeowner is reviewing security camera footage of his backyard for clues.

• Contractors working on a Sound Drive, Greenport, residence reported that a Honda generator and two large metal stilts were stolen from the site between Oct. 24 and Oct. 25. A subcontractor told police he had chained the generator and the stilts to his ladders, but returned to the job Oct. 25 to find the chains cut.

• The owner of a yacht that was up on blocks from May 1 to Oct. 11 at a boatyard on Manhanset Avenue in Greenport reported last week that $13,000 worth of parts had been removed from the yacht during the past few months.

• An Orient man who left his 2008 Cadillac overnight in Greenport’s Adams Street parking lot returned on Oct. 26 to find that the driver’s side window broken, according to police reports. He reported that $400 worth of CDs and eight pairs of Nike Air Force One sneakers were stolen from the vehicle.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.