Southold blotter: $120 in cash stolen in Mattituck home break-in
Someone broke into a Mattituck house last week, according to a police report.
A Riley Avenue resident returned home just before 3:50 p.m. to find items missing from her house, police said. An officer observed an open bilco door and noted that “it did appear entry was made into the dwelling.”
The resident told police $120 in cash was stolen. There were also a number of “drawers open and medication in disarray on the table,” but it was unclear whether any of the medicine was stolen.
The medications included codeine, soma, Seroquel, Lyrica and Doxipin, according to the report.
A detective has been notified of the incident.
• A Mattituck woman’s iPhone was stolen while she was volunteering at Mattituck Presbyterian Church over the weekend, police said.
The woman called police Sunday just before 2 p.m. to report her $500 silver iPhone stolen, according to a police report. She told police she was volunteering at John’s Place Homeless Shelter in the church when her phone was allegedly taken.
She told police one of the guests was “hovering over her phone while it was being charged,” the report stated. However, the woman does not wish to pursue charges and only wants her phone returned.
Police are investigating.
• Someone stole groceries from a car parked outside a Greenport store — and then returned them before police could arrive, according to a police report.
A Medford woman called police around 11 a.m. last Thursday to report that someone stole a London broil steak, two cartons of mashed potatoes, a can of corn and a jar of peanut butter from her car while it was parked on South Street, police said.
However, when police located the suspect, she had already returned the items to the car, the report stated. The victim declined to press charges since her groceries were returned.
• A Southold woman may have been the victim of a recent identity theft, police said.
The woman called police around 10:10 a.m. last Monday to report that someone used her Social Security number to open an AT&T account without her permission, according to a police report.
Further information wasn’t immediately available.