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Southold blotter: Bike, scooter and inspection stickers stolen

08/28/2015 9:00 AM |

Someone stole a $700 bicycle from a Cutchogue yard last Thursday morning, police said.

A Pequash Avenue resident told police she saw her bicycle, a black Huffy Cruising bike, in her yard when she left home around 8 a.m., police said. When she returned around 10:30 a.m., the bicycle was gone.

• A scooter worth $350 was stolen from Greenport Village Saturday, police said. A Peconic woman told police Saturday afternoon that her son’s scooter was stolen the previous day.

• Someone stole registration and inspection stickers — worth a total of $300 — from two work trucks in Greenport, according to a police report filed last Wednesday evening. The manager of William J. Mills & Co. on Route 25 told police someone took a registration sticker from one truck and both the inspection and registration stickers from another, police said. He suspects the theft happened in the parking lot of his business but is unsure when.

There were no marks of forced entry or damage on the trucks, so police believe the vehicles were left unlocked before someone stole the stickers.

• A maintenance man in a Greenport apartment complex contacted police last Monday about a possible instance of burglary, police said.

The man at Driftwood Cove Apartments on Ninth Street found the front door of one apartment forced open, police said. The man, who told police he hadn’t been home for around a week, said he believes the incident occurred between 6:30 and 8 a.m. last Monday morning. An investigation is ongoing.

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