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SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — A community member visited Southampton Village Police headquarters on November 21 reporting that he received notification from his bank regarding a fraudulent check. It had been made out and cashed for an undisclosed amount. When he informed the bank he hadn’t written the check, the staff promised to reimburse his account.
SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — On November 26, Southampton Village Police pulled a car over on Hill Street after a license plate reader alerted them to a suspended registration. Police noticed the driver’s license was also suspended and arrested the driver, Thalia Perez, 24, of Hampton Bays on charges of having a suspended registration and driving with a suspended license, both misdemeanors. During a subsequent search of the impounded car, they found a bag measuring approximately 2 feet in length by 6 inches in width that appeared to be full of marijuana. It will be sent to the Suffolk County lab and further charges may be pending, police said.
QUOGUE VILLAGE — Quogue Village Police are investigating the theft of some $5,000 worth of tools and equipment from a Woodland Way construction site. The items were stored on site, and the theft took place sometime during the overnight hours between November 21 and 22.
QUOGUE VILLAGE — A resident told Quogue Village Police on November 14 that he mailed multiple checks last September and learned one of them had somehow been retrieved from the mail and altered to read $880.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH VILLAGE — Westhampton Beach Village Police are investigating the theft of a blue 2008 Toyota Prius, stolen from the 7-Eleven parking lot on Sunset Avenue on November 28. The driver left the keys in the car when he went into the market and discovered the theft minutes later, just after 1 p.m.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH VILLAGE — Jose Rivera, 62, of Selden was charged with having a counterfeit inspection sticker by Westhampton Beach Village Police on November 29. He was initially stopped on Beach Lane for speeding, police said. The charge is a misdemeanor.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH VILLAGE — On November 26, Westhampton Beach Village Police tried to stop a juvenile who was being chased by New York State Troopers. They said the car pulled over on Lilac Lane, then backed into the patrol unit and sped off, damaging the vehicle and injuring a police officer. Finally caught by troopers, the boy was turned over to his mother.
FLANDERS — A concerned citizen called Southampton Town Police on November 27 when he saw a man on Wood Road Trail using a hammer to try to break into a car parked in a residential driveway. Police responded and did indeed spy the man attempting to pry the back door open with a hammer in his right hand and using a long metal wire to slide into the top. Closer investigation revealed the man had locked his keys in the vehicle and was breaking into his own car.
HAMPTON BAYS — A woman left her purse on the bar at a West Montauk Highway establishment on November 24 and someone took it. According to Southampton Town Police, it had an aggregate value of over $1,700.
RIVERSIDE — Southampton Town Police are investigating the theft of a lock box containing gold chains and $600 cash from a Randall Street residence. The burglary occurred sometime between 11:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. on November 26. The lock box was found discarded in the street.
SOUTHAMPTON — Police conducted checks of local establishments to ensure they were compliant with State Liquor Authority statutes over the holiday weekend. During that operation, on November 24, Dora Mayen, 27, of Mastic was arrested and charged with unlawfully dealing with a child, a misdemeanor, and prohibited sale of an alcoholic beverage under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. Mayen was arrested after an investigation revealed she’d sold alcohol to someone under the age of 21 at Club Ultra, Southampton Town Police said.
RIVERSIDE — On November 23, Southampton Town Police received a report of an alarm activation at the County Center. Patrol units responded and discovered damaged windows and forced entry. After further investigation, they arrested Eileen Borchart, 47, of Riverhead charging her with third-degree burglary, a felony.
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