Blotter: Pair of burglaries reported in Laurel

03/08/2012 8:30 AM |

A North Oakwood Drive, Laurel, property owner reported March 1 that a large number of tools used for construction work at the site had been stolen sometime overnight on Feb. 29.

Police said the lock on a rear door had been removed and the front door was open when the property owner arrived.

The owner reported three finish nail guns, one framing nail gun, a Skilsaw, a Sawzall, an air compressor, an eight-battery charging station, a hammer, tape measures, a tool belt and a chain saw were taken.

Detectives are investigating.

• Another homeowner on North Oakwood Drive in Laurel reported that sometime overnight on Feb. 28 someone took an inverter, an iPad case, an iPod wire, $20 in cash and a Garmin GPS bracket from an unlocked car parked in his driveway.

• Three people were taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital just before 5 p.m. on March 1, after a motor vehicle accident at the corner of Youngs Avenue and Route 48 in Southold. Police said Hector J. Cubile, 23, of Peconic was eastbound on Route 48 when he ran a red light and crashed into a car driven by Eli Green, 78, of Southold, who was northbound and making a left turn onto Route 48 from Youngs Ave. Both drivers and Mr. Green’s passenger, 80-year-old Dorothy Green, were taken to ELIH by the Southold Fire Department Rescue Squad.

• The owner of a scrap yard on East Mill Road, Mattituck, reported on Feb. 29 that, sometime since Nov. 1, someone had stolen a $3,500 bronze commercial boat propeller.

• A resident of Terry Court, Southold, reported on March 1 that, sometime the previous night, someone stole a Magellan GPS from an unlocked pickup truck parked in the driveway.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.