Southold Blotter: What’s that golf cart doing in my driveway?

A Greenport woman called police Sunday afternoon to report that a golf cart was parked in her driveway on Sound Drive.

Police located the owner, a Manhasset man, who stated he drove his golf cart to the dead end and parked in the dead end — not in the woman’s driveway — to walk down to the beach with his family.

Police advised the man that it’s illegal to drive a golf cart on a public road without license plates and proper registration. 

• A Peconic man reported to police Sunday that his sister’s boyfriend punched and choked him at a Horton Avenue residence during an argument.

No charges were filed in connection with the incident.

• Police responded to a property along Route 48 in Southold Saturday after a man called to complain about noise from dirt bikes riding nearby.

The two men on dirt bikes said they have permission to ride on the property and were advised to stay on the north side of the property to keep the noise down, a report said.

• A woman reported that $500 cash was stolen from her wallet after she left it at the Mattituck McDonald’s Saturday around 12:36 p.m.

• Firefighters from the Greenport Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at Mr. Roberts convenience store Friday around 4:45 p.m.

An employee at the store was able to extinguish the engine fire and the 2002 Chevy Impala was towed, police said.

• A Southold man reported that an unknown woman, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and walking a small brown dog, was looking into vehicles parked at the Sea Tow facility on Hummel Avenue Friday around 9:38 a.m.

• Police were called to Town Hall last Thursday evening after an employee reported finding a 9mm bullet in a bathroom. The bullet was deemed incapable of being fired and was disposed of properly, police said.

• A fan was reported stolen from a walk-in freezer unit at the Lin Beach House in Greenport last Wednesday around noon.

• A Wading River man called police last Wednesday to report that an envelope containing 12 to 14 checks was stolen from his vehicle while he was at yoga in Southold last Wednesday around 9:47 a.m.

• A Middleton Road resident called police last Tuesday to report that the driver’s side window of a Ford Econoline in his driveway had been shattered. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.

• An East Marion woman was stopped for erratic driving on Route 48 last Monday around 10:48 p.m.

According to a police report, she didn’t show any signs of impairment and told an officer that she was out for a drive because she couldn’t sleep.

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.