Southold Town police assisted the Suffolk County Police Department in locating two men who were allegedly in possession of a handgun on Route 25 last Thursday afternoon, according to a police report.
The men “may have communicated a threat to a school district” and were traveling in a black Chevrolet Impala around 2 p.m., the report states.
A man working on a home at Mill Creek Drive in Southold was caught inside the unoccupied house with his girlfriend early last Monday, according to a Southold police report. READ
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Plum Island Ferry helped a boater in distress off Orient Point late Thursday afternoon, following a call of a disabled 80-foot yacht drifting toward Plum Island. READ
An unlicensed Greenport man was arrested last Wednesday morning after he was caught using his cellphone while driving, according to a Southold Town police report.
Angel Colon, 46, was driving on Route 25 in Greenport around 9:15 a.m. when he was pulled over, officials said.
Last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a series of operations across the country, prompting discussions about how local police departments should handle immigration.
Police chiefs on the North Fork have shown that they’re on the same page when it comes to policies involving undocumented immigrants, which remain unchanged and ultimately leave matters of immigration up to federal officials and ICE.
A Southold woman reported last Monday that she was the victim of identity theft, according to a police report.
An unknown person charged $2,195 worth of merchandise to the woman’s Lord & Taylor credit card Feb. 23, a report states. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made, police said.
A drunk driver swerved into an oncoming lane of traffic and nearly collided with a Southold Town police car early Tuesday morning, according to a police press release. READ
A driver who tried to dodge a squirrel that had darted into the road ended up smashing into two poles, a street sign and a tree when he lost control of his Jeep, according to a Southold Town accident report. READ
Two young men were injured after falling about 20 feet when the floor of an abandoned factory collapsed underneath them early Wednesday morning, Southold Town police said. READ
A Mattituck teen was arrested Tuesday after being involved in a motor vehicle crash while attempting to evade police, according to a Southold Town police press release. READ