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Southold blotter: $14,000 in goods stolen from Greenport home

10/31/2015 12:00 PM |

Someone stole $14,000 worth of goods from a Greenport home last week, according to a police report filed Friday.

The owner of the Route 48 residence called police just after 1 p.m. Friday to report that someone broke into her home between 8 a.m. last Sunday and 5 p.m. last Monday, police said.

The report listed a variety of items as stolen: a $3,500 Sony television, 40 bottles of wine worth a total of $800, two fox coats worth $2,500 each, a Louis Vuitton item worth $2,000, a Gucci item worth $2,500 and a $200 Cablevision box.

The resident told police that her rear door was left open and her nephew, who lives nearby, noticed and called her.

An officer found a window screen on the ground near the home with the screen ripped. He also found a screen damaged and a handprint on the window of one nearby home on Wild Cherry Way as well as a rear screen lifted halfway at a neighboring home on Route 48.

A detective has been notified.

• An East Patchogue woman was arrested for DWI Oct. 20 after she was reported to be intoxicated in Wendy’s Deli in Mattituck, according to a police report.

An officer responded to the store around 7:20 a.m. for a call about “a male and female intox[icated] and possibly driving,” according to the report. Police arrested Lori Baussmann for DWI.

However, because the case is ongoing, police were unable to provide anymore information regarding the circumstances of the arrest. Police did not disclose Ms. Baussmann’s age.

Officers also recovered four hypodermic needles at that time, the report stated.

• Someone stole $70 from a cashbox at a Peconic farm stand Oct. 22, according to a police report.

A Southold man called police around 5:20 p.m. to report that someone pried open a steel money box at the Route 48 farm stand and removed $70.

• A Southold man lost almost $210 in a telephone scam last week, according to a police report.

The Hilltop Path resident walked into Southold Police Department just after 1 p.m. last Monday to report that he was the victim of a telephone scam and lost $209.50.

• A Cutchogue woman reported more than $840 worth of fraudulent charges on her credit card were made Saturday at several different grocery stores, according to a police report.

The woman called police around 8:40 p.m. to report that someone used her Suffolk County National Bank credit card number to make purchases totaling $846.79, the report stated.

At 2:24 p.m., the person charged $205.95 and $4.33 at the Waldbaum’s in Lindenhurst, police said. At 4 p.m., the person charged $211.91 and $209.96 at the Waldbaum’s in Center Moriches. At 7:58 p.m., the person charged $214.64 at the Stop & Shop in Shirley.

The woman was alerted by Suffolk County National Bank, and she then canceled her credit card.

The case has been turned over to a detective.

• A Cutchogue woman called police Saturday to report an intoxicated woman trespassing on her property, according to a police report.

The Route 48 resident told police around 4 p.m. that she had seen an “intoxicated female sitting on a lawn chair in her yard” earlier that day, the report stated. The resident then observed the female getting up and walking to nearby Vineyard 48.

The resident requested this information to be put into a report. Officers spoke to security staff at Vineyard 48, who said they already placed a security guard by the complainant’s property to avoid future incidents.

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