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 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
A Mattituck man was caught driving drunk after he was pulled over by an off-duty town police officer in Laurel last Thursday afternoon, Southold police said.
Gary Krogman, 55, was reportedly seen driving erratically on Peconic Bay Boulevard and Bray Avenue around 4:30 p.m. The off-duty cop pulled Mr. Krogman over and found open containers of alcohol in his vehicle, officials said.
A Calverton man was charged with DWI after he was pulled over for traffic violations near a Peconic gas station Monday morning, Southold police said.
A Riverhead man’s red Honda Accord was scratched with a key in the parking lot of the Southold 7-Eleven last Thursday, according to a police report. READ
A Southold man was arrested after he was caught driving with a woman who had an order of protection against him, according to a Southold Town police report. READ
A Southold man was reportedly scammed out of $4,700 after a Craigslist sale went bad.
The victim said he sold a camper on the website and received a bank check for the purchase price and shipping costs, according to a police report filed last Tuesday. He refunded the buyer the shipping fee. READ
A woman who was walking her dog in Cutchogue called police to report a possible break-in at a vacant house on Pequash Avenue last Tuesday morning.
The woman told police that when she passed the house, her dog began “acting weird.” She believed her dog had a “feeling” something was wrong. Police investigated the house and found it was secure and that “nothing appeared out of the ordinary,” according to the report.
A Southold woman reported nearly $240,000 in fraudulent activity on her Bank of America business account, according to a Southold police report filed last Thursday, Jan. 12.
A life raft worth $3,675 was reported missing Sunday night by a Shelter Island man who had his boat repaired in Greenport, according to a police report.
The man said his boat had been taken to a dockyard in Greenport for servicing between July and September 2016. Sometime during the servicing, the life raft was stolen, the victim claimed.