Blotter: Mattituck man caught driving without a license

Donald  Schilley, 41, of Mattituck, was arrested Saturday evening, May 5, on a misdemeanor count of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after he was stopped for an expired registration while driving a 1994 Jeep on East Legion Avenue in Mattituck, police said. His license had been revoked, according to police.

• A Shelter Island man was taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital May 8 after his vehicle was struck by another on Route 25 in Southold, police said. Jeannine McKillop, 41, of Cutchogue was attempting to make a left turn onto Route 25 from Jockey Creek Road at 8:41 p.m., police said, when her vehicle struck by one driven by Frank Emmett, 60, damaging both.

• An investigation into a missing deer ornament is ongoing after a Cutchogue man reported the lawn ornament missing late last month from the front of his Route 25 business, police said. After reporting the theft April 30, the man requested extra patrols on evening and overnight shifts, police said. There are no current suspects, but perpetrators are believed to reside in the Pequash Avenue area as this is an ongoing problem, according to police.

• Detectives are investigating the theft of collection box money from a Mattituck Church that occurred sometime late last month, according to police. Someone entered the church through a broken, unlocked rear door, broke the bronze lock off a collection box and stole $50, according to reports. The thief faces burglary, larceny and criminal mischief charges, according to police.

• A Mattituck woman who reported the theft of a Nintendo Wii game console and other accessories on May 1, implicated two people who had been staying with her and had been asked to leave the day before, according to police. When the two roommates moved out, the woman said, she discovered that the game console, three controllers and an estimated $1,000 worth of video games were gone. Detectives are investigating.

• Detectives are also investigating the theft of a catalytic converter that was removed cleanly, possibly using some type of mechanical saw, from a blue 1995 Volvo parked in an Orient parking lot between April 30 and May 5, police said.

• Detectives also were called to investigate a burglary at a Mattituck resident’s boathouse, from which a royal blue two-seater kayak was reportedly taken sometime between April 30 and May 5. The kayak was valued at $300.

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.