Incident Reports: Woman Assaulted While Walking in Shinnecock Hills

Also in the week's police logs, a string of vehicle break-ins reported in East Quogue, and burglaries reported in Noyac and Bridgehampton.

Recent crimes and suspicious incidents reported to the :


• A Southampton woman reported that she was assaulted April 1 by a man who jumped out of his car while she was walking on Longview Road in Shinnecock Hills. The victim said the man struck her in the face several times after she refused to answer his questions. According to the report, the assailant threw the victim on the ground, then returned to the vehicle and left the area in an unknown direction. The woman suffered facial injuries along with abrasions to her hand and arm. She was transported to .

Grand Larceny

• Several bundles of cedar shingles were taken from a residential construction site on Church Lane in Bridgehampton on April 2. The full pallet of shingles that is missing is estimated to be worth $5,000. Whoever is responsible for the theft faces grand larceny charges.

Theft of Service

• At the on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton on April 6, the owner complained that five men skipped out on a bill of $77.50. When police arrived at the scene, they found that a sixth man in the group was also attempting to leave without paying. The case was declared cleared, however, when the remaining diner finally agreed to paid the check rather than face a misdemeanor theft of services charge.

Grand Larceny

• In Hampton Bays on East Tiana Road on April 6, someone stole a Garmin GPS device and a pair of black Oakley sunglasses valued at $1,000. Police said that the items were taken from a vehicle that was parked in the complainant's driveway.

• A Westhampton man who lives on Hamilton Avenue told police on April 7 that someone stole his wallet from his kitchen cabinet drawer. The missing wallet was filled with numerous credit and debit cards and has not yet been recovered.


• A Noyac man who lives on Rawson Road reported April 7 that someone broke into his house and stole a Samsung TV worth $200. Entry was made through an unlocked glass window, police said.

• In Bridgehampton on April 6, a woman reported a burglary at her home on Hildreth Avenue in which multiple items were taken. Among the stolen items: a 46-inch flat screen TV, a DVD player, two skateboard decks, an art print, a leather jacket, and a Ryobi cordless drill. Entry into the home, said investigators, was made through a broken window. The value of the missing items is estimated to be $13,250. If caught, the thief faces a felony charge of burglary.

Identity Theft

• A Sag Harbor woman reported on April 3 that her MasterCard information was used at a Toronto bank to withdraw $212.27. There are no suspects or leads at this a time. She has since canceled her card.

• A Hampton Bays woman complained that someone used her debit card information to create an iTunes account and download $1,183 in content. She stated that she canceled the card after noticing the charges. Apple was contacted and closed the account. There are no leads at this time.

Petty Larceny

• On April 6 and 8, multiple thefts from parked vehicles were reported by residents of West End Avenue in East Quogue. A satellite radio, GPS equipment, and cellphones were stolen from four unlocked cars on that residential street. No arrests related to the break-ins have been reported but police have stepped up patrols in the area.

• A woman in Bridgehampton who lives on Noyac Path told police April 3 that her cellphone was stolen from her home. She said she believes her soon-to-be-ex husband took the phone. Police are investigating.

• On April 4, a Sagaponack woman who lives on Toppings Path reported that someone stole 70 of her Xanax pills. A nurse who worked for the woman in the past is being questioned.

• A lawnmower and stove were reported stolen April 5 from a Hampton Bays house on Bellows Pond Road. The complainant said both items were taken from his front yard.

•Three vials of methadone and assorted fishing tackle were reported stolen from a Ford pickup truck on Bay Avenue in Hampton Bays April 7.

• A Hampton Bays man told police that someone stole his cellphone while he was in the 7-Eleven store on Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays April 4. When the victim returned to work, he called his cell number and a man answered, demanding a ransom for the phone. The case is pending.

Making Graffiti

• A Hampton Bays woman reported to police that the graffiti tags "Cruz," "DOP3" and "I am S" were sprayed last week on a stop sign and nearby fire hydrant at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Oak Street. A check of the area by police yielded negative leads.


In Southampton on April 4, an unknown person dumped several commercial vehicle tires onto a property on North Bishops Lane. Police are investigating. 

Rose April 11, 2012 at 12:21 PM
What's up with all the burglaries?


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