David Gamberg, the superintendent at Southold and Greenport school districts, issued a statement Saturday morning denying reports of a possible threat directed toward Southold schools following a media report published Friday night by Patch.com. READ
A Greenport man reported receiving text messages from someone claiming to be immigration last Tuesday, police said. He then got a phone call saying he needed to pay $2,859.12 or he would be deported, so he sent the money via wire transfer, police said. Officers told him it was a scam and not to send any more money, the report states. READ
The driver of a Subaru SUV escaped serious injury after a rollover crash Friday morning in Mattituck. READ
A Cutchogue woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a robbery last month at the Valero gas station on Main Road in Cutchogue, according to Southold Town police. READ
A Mattituck employee reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill at her store last Wednesday around 1:50 p.m., police said. — READ
Two men were arrested for felony violations of Megan’s Law, which requires authorities to notify communities of the whereabouts of convicted sex offenders, according to Southold Town police. READ
A former Southold Town police officer’s motion to reconsider a petition against the town for reinstatement to his job has been denied, according to court records.
Garrett Lake, who claimed he was fired in bad faith due to political pressure, had argued that the court erred in dismissing his petition last year. But New York State Supreme Court Justice William Ford found Lake “has failed to sustain his burden of demonstrating how the court has misapprehended or overlooked key, material or relevant points of law or facts and evidence,” according to the decision filed earlier this month. — READ
When a Greenport man was stopped for a driving infraction last Sunday, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said. –READ
A Greenport woman had an unwanted guest at her private party Saturday night at a Greenport bar, police said. The highly intoxicated man was observed yelling at staff around 11 p.m. and the woman said he hit her in the chest after being asked to leave, police said. READ
Mattituck Fire Department volunteers, along with Southold Police and a gas station attendant with a fire extinguisher, made quick work of a car fire in – of all places – a gas station Friday afternoon.