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Also among the week's police reports, golf clubs and fishing gear targeted by thieves.

Recent crimes and suspicious incidents reported to the :

Hate Crime

• A Southampton resident reported to police on July 5 that sometime between June 25 and June 29 someone spraypainted "SeaNigga" in white paint on the public portion of Old Orchard Road in North Sea. In addition, the resident told police that there was a swastika painted on the roadway. Police report that they canvassed the area but have not yet been able to find the perpetrators.

Grand Larceny

• A Bayside man reported to police on July 1 that between June 30 and July 1 someone stole golf clubs from his car, which was parked at the Long Island Rail Road station in Hampton Bays. The items were valued at $500.

• A resident of Old Trail Road in North Sea told police on July 3 that sometime between November 30, 2011, and July 2, 2012, someone broke into his home and took a black bag containing fishing equipment, valued at $2,800.

• A resident of Hampton Bays reported that on July 8 someone stole golf clubs valued at $1,600 from his car, which was parked on Springville Road in Hampton Bays.

• A patron of Neptune Beach Club in Hampton Bays reported to police on July 6 that she left her purse unattended on the beach while she went for a swim and someone stole her purse and its contents, including cash, credit cards and car keys.

• A customer of TJ Maxx in Bridgehampton told police on June 28 that someone stole her wallet from her purse, which was in a shopping cart she was using. Taken were credit cards, a Coach wallet, cash and car keys.

Petty Larceny

• A business owner on East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays reported to police on July 6 that someone stole an American Flag from a flagpole in front of the business sometime during the night of July 5.

• A customer of Goldberg’s Bagels said he left his iPhone on the service counter on the business on July 4 and when he returned 45 minutes later the cell phone was missing.

• A Westhampton resident reported on July 1 that someone stole a BMX bike from his driveway on Oneck Lane sometime between June 29 and June 30.

• A Hampton Bays resident said she left her bike parked at end of Landing Road to walk to the beach for five minutes. When she returned her cell phone, which was in the basket of her bike was stolen.  She made the report to police on July 2.

• A resident of Alanson Lane in Hampton Bays reported to police on July 5 that sometime between July 4 and July 5 someone stole $950 worth of alcohol from his backyard.


• A resident of Wakeman Road in Hampton Bays told police on July 1 that someone broke into her house and stole various items from her jewelry box.

Identity Theft

• A resident of East Quogue reported to police on July 2 that she was the victim of identity theft. She told police that she found that there were two charges to her debit account in the amount of $100. 

Leaving the Scene

• A Hampton Bays resident reported seeing a silver pickup truck with racks back into a 200 Voltswagon outside of North Sea Pub’s rear parking entrance on June 28. The driver of the pick-up fled the scene, according to the witness.

• A Medford man reported that he parked his car on West Tiana in Hampton Bays on July 2 and someone backed a car into his, causing damage. Police said there are no leads at this time.

• The owner of a car parked on Dune Road on July 7 reported to police that the bumper of his car was stuck by another car, which fled the scene. Minor damaged was caused to the vehicle that was hit.

• A resident of Waterside, N.Y., reported to police on July 6 that while parked on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton another car backed into his car, causing damage and the fleeing from the scene.  The car is described as a black Range Rover with Florida plates.

• On July 7 the residents of Noyac Road in Noyac called police when a car struck a native sarsaparilla tree in their front yard. The homeowner reported that the car was gone by the time he got outside.

Criminal Mischief

• The caretaker of a property located on Wilderness Trail in Water Mill called police on July 3 to report that someone damaged the liner of the home’s pool. The home was said to be unoccupied at the time of the incident.

• A resident of Middle Pond Road in Southampton reported to police on July 1 that between June 30 and July 1, someone damaged the windshield of his car, which was parked in a driveway. 

• A movie theater contacted police on July 3 to report that someone used a marker to graffiti the men’s bathroom. 

Dog at Large

• On July 4 a Little Neck Road, a Southampton resident called police after she was walking her dog when a large dog came out from Little Neck Road and attacked her and her dog. She said told police she received a minor bite on her hand and her dog had to be taken to an animal hospital. 


• A bus driver reported to police on July 7 that someone spray-painted the letters “USNOW” and “FEN” on a school bus that was parked in front of his home on Sherman Avenue in Hampton Bays.

Theft of Service

• The town of Southampton reported on July 6 that a green Ford Ranger entered the town transfer station on Majors Path in North Sea and dumped items and then left without paying.


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