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Blotter: Man punches out someone’s tooth, agrees to pay bill

01/10/2016 12:00 PM |

A Cutchogue woman has been charged with felony criminal mischief after she allegedly smashed a plate glass window and a flat-screen TV and damaged other items in her ex-boyfriend’s house while he was incarcerated, according to Southold Town police.

Police said they had been investigating the damage at a property on Route 48 in Southold for a month before 37-year-old Heather Moisa turned herself in.

Ms. Moisa admitted to causing the damage, according to a press release. While searching Ms. Moisa’s belongings, police found she had Klonopin without a prescription.

She was arrested and charged with felony criminal mischief and criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to the press release. She was released on bail with a future court date, police said.

• A Brooklyn woman who owns property in Southold reported Friday that someone broke into her Southold home’s garage and changed its locks, police said.

Around 5:30 p.m. Friday, the woman called police to report that her garage was recently broken into and that the locks were different. It was unclear when the incident occurred.

• Two men, at least one of whom was drunk, were involved in a fight early Sunday morning in Southold, according to a police report.

Police responded to a report of a fight at a convenience store on Route 25 in Southold around 3:40 a.m., the report stated. They found one man on the ground “highly intoxicated and uncooperative.”

A homeless man who witnessed the incident told police the man and another individual were arguing and then agreed to move to the side of the parking lot to fight since there were no cameras over there, police said. The homeless man said the two fought and the drunk man was knocked to the ground.

After that, the other man “left the area with two unknown females in a black taxicab,” according to the report. Police checked the area for the cab but could not find it.

• Someone broke into a Greenport apartment and stole about $1,200 cash last week, according to a police report.

A Sterling Place resident called police around 1:50 a.m. Friday to report that an unknown person entered his apartment, which was located above a barn on the rear of his property, the report stated.

The resident told police the door was unlocked and that the person removed about $1,200 from the top of a cabinet near the bed, according to the report. He also stated the nightstand had been rifled through but that nothing was taken from there.

A detective has been notified.

• Someone called police last week to report a suspicious man walking around a Cutchogue neighborhood at night looking into windows, but when police arrived, the man told police he was simply looking for a lost cat, according to a police report.

Around 9:45 p.m., an anonymous caller told police a white male with a blond ponytail was walking around Fleetwood Road peering into windows, police said. An officer located the man, who said he was looking for a lost cat. He described the cat, Norma, as black with a small white marking.

• A New Suffolk man punched another New Suffolk man in an argument, knocking out one of the victim’s teeth — but the puncher then agreed to pay the victim’s dental bill, police said.

Around 2 a.m. last Thursday, the two got into an argument on Route 25 in Peconic, according to a police report. One man punched the other, and as a result, one of the victim’s front teeth was knocked out, the report stated.

The man who threw the punch agreed to pay the dental bill, and the victim declined to press charges at the time.

• Someone illegally dumped six bags of garbage on a dead end in Greenport last Tuesday, according to a police report.

While on patrol around 2:30 p.m., an officer noticed six large yellow bags filled with garbage at the end of Webb Street, which is a village code violation, the report stated. However, he was unable to determine to whom the bags belong.

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.

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