Southold Blotter: Police investigating report of stolen items at hospital

Southold Town police are investigating a report of a Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital courier allegedly attempting to steal items from the hospital last week.

The attempted larceny was reported by a Greenport Village man. A police report did not specify what items the person attempted to take. No arrest was reported and an investigation is ongoing.

• A 33-year-old man was arrested last Monday after a Southold woman reported he showed up at her house highly intoxicated and used a wooden post to break the glass on the back door to gain entry. Julio Garcia is facing criminal mischief charges stemming from the incident, police said.

• Detectives were notified after an unknown person attempted to pry open the door to a walk-in cooler at an office building on Atlantic Avenue overnight Saturday.

• A Southold man called police Saturday after he noticed a vehicle circling his Summer Lane neighborhood numerous times.

Police responded and could not locate the vehicle in question.

• A town Department of Public Works employee reported Friday that someone had damaged roof shingles at the bathroom of Goose Creek Beach in Southold.

The man suspects the damage was done overnight by local teenagers.

• Police responded to a report of a woman drinking alcohol in her vehicle at the 7-Eleven in Greenport last Wednesday night. According to a report, an officer interviewed a 54-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman in the vehicle in question, who told police they were drinking a can of soda they purchased.

The man told police that he is dating the woman, who is an ex-girlfriend of an employee at the store, who refused to answer further questions by police.

• A Southold woman reported Sunday that two tires on her vehicle were slashed in her driveway overnight.

• Detectives are investigating a report of fraudulent debit card use reported by a Quogue man Saturday morning. The man told police he lost his debit card in Southold on Friday and noticed there were two fraudulent transactions totaling $1,855 from “Handyman.”

• A 43-year-old Orient man called police Sunday evening to report that an unknown silver SUV was towing juveniles on skateboards near Captain Kidd Drive in Mattituck around 6:30 p.m. Police responded and were unable to locate the vehicle, reports said.

• A Peconic man called police last Thursday to report that an unknown person damaged fences and set up a tree stand on property he owns in Orient.

The man asked for extra patrols in the area, police said.

• A vehicle driving east on Route 25 in Southold collided with a tree and brush row, causing damage, last Wednesday around 6:45 a.m. The driver, a Riverhead man, was not injured in the crash, police said.

• One person was injured in a two-car collision at Wickham Avenue and Pike Street last Wednesday around 5 p.m., according to reports.

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.