Southampton Town Police are interviewing a 14-year-old student at Hampton Bays High School who was apprehended with a BB gun at the school on Tuesday morning. “We had a student who brought an unloaded BB gun to school,” Superintendent Lars Clemensen said. “Other students learned of it and reported it — and that’s exactly what they’re trained to do: ‘If you see something, say something.’ Our code of conduct worked.” “Our kids were not in danger at any time,” Mr. Clemensen emphasized. “But we do take these things very seriously.” He made it clear that there is “an established system ...
4 Feb 2020 by Kitty Merrill
After a months-long investigation into the thefts of tools and construction equipment in the Village of Quogue and the surrounding area, Quogue Village Police, in collaboration with other police agencies, arrested a Mastic man this week and charged him with the thefts. Roman M. Zhinin, 21, was arrested by Quogue Village Police on Tuesday afternoon, January 21, at his home in Mastic. He was charged with one count of grand larceny in the third degree and three counts of criminal mischief in the third degree, both felonies, as well as one count of criminal mischief in the fourth degree and ...
by Rachel Valdespino
Between last September and this week, Southampton Town Police received reports of tools stolen from 15 construction sites, with both construction tools and landscaping tools taken, according to department spokeswoman Lieutenant Susan Ralph. There were four new cases townwide in the last week alone, two of them in Tuckahoe. On Saturday, January 18, a worker reported that someone broke a window of his work vehicle and stole $200 worth of tools while the car was parked on Magee Street. On North Magee Street on Tuesday, January 14, another construction worker called police to say that an array of power tools, ...
22 Jan 2020 by Kitty Merrill
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