Incident Report: American Flag Swiped From Flagpole

Also this week, over $2,000 in tools were taken from a pickup truck.

Recent crimes and suspicious incidents reported to the Southampton Town Police Department.

• An employee of Corcoran reported that on Saturday Feb. 16, an Apple computer, Coach wallet, credit cards and more had been taken out of his 2002 Chevy while it was in a Hampton Bays parking lot.

Police reports state he had ordered two males out of the parking lot previously in the day, and there was video surveillance at the location as well. Police are investigating the crime as a grand larceny.

• Several reports of leaving the scene of an accident were reported. One occurred at Hampton Bays High School, and another occurred at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Tuckahoe Road after someone reportedly blew a red light, hit someone and left.

• A Hampton Bays contractor reported that between the night of Feb. 12 and morning of Feb. 13, someone pulled into his driveway and stole nearly $2,300 worth of tools from his Ford F-350. According to reports, a circular saw, skill saw, battery chargers, tool bag, and bucket of copper accessories were stolen from the unlocked truck, parked in the driveway of the man’s home on Starboard Road. Police are investigating the incident as a grand larceny.

• An American flag, measuring 8 feet by 15 feet, was reported stolen from a flagpole on Montauk Highway in Westhampton on Feb. 14.

• A resident of Fanning Avenue in Hampton Bays reported that on Feb. 13, she awoke to find her 2005 Chevrolet Equinox stolen. She said she had left the keys on the floor of the car, and the car contained a tackle box, and $475 fishing rod and reel.


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