TBR News Media Police Blotter for March 24 issue

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police:

Centereach

■ A resident of Jacqueline Lane in Centereach reported that her 2018 Dodge Durango was stolen from her driveway on March 18. The vehicle, worth $29,000, also contained the person’s wallet, wallet and credit cards.

■ Carters on Middle Country Road in Centereach called police on March 17 to report that two women allegedly stole matching children’s clothes worth approximately $200.

■ Walmart on Middle Country Road in Centereach reported a shoplifter on March 16. A man allegedly put three car batteries in his basket and left the emergency exit door. The merchandise was valued at $270.

Comack

■ Costco on Garet Place in Commack reported shoplifters on March 16. Two men allegedly stole three Dell desktop towers worth over $5,000.

■ Walmart on Crooked Hill Road in Commack called police on March 14 to report a man stole a TCL 43-inch flat-panel TV worth about $300.

■ A woman shopping at Whole Foods on Veterans Memorial Highway in Commack on March 14 called police to report that her wallet containing credit cards and an insurance card had been stolen from a shopping cart.

■ Dick’s Sporting Goods on Jericho Turnpike in Commack called police March 18 to report a man stole two golf clubs worth $1,060.

■ Target on Veterans Memorial Highway in Commack reported a shoplifter on March 12. A man allegedly placed 33 pairs of men’s jeans worth $935 in a shopping cart and walked out of the store without paying.

■ A shoplifter was reported at Rite-Aid on Larkfield Road in Commack on March 14. A man allegedly stole curling irons, straighteners and hair dryers worth approximately $1,170.

Fort Salonga

■ A KTM dirt bike, a Thumpstar dirt bike and an R/C race car were reported stolen from a residence on Mountain View Drive in Fort Salonga on March 16. The items were valued at $1,100.

Huntington Station

■ Macy’s on Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station reported a shoplifter on March 17. A man allegedly stole 7 Polo Ralph Lauren shirts and 7 pants worth approximately $1,400.

East Setauket

■ A customer shopping at Walmart on Nesconset Highway in East Setauket on March 16 reported that her iPhone 13 and reading glasses were stolen from her shopping cart. The items were valued at approximately $990.

Hauppauge

■ Five cars were stolen in one hour in Hauppauge on March 17th. The cars were stolen from outside homes on Bezel Lane, Sandra Drive, Steven Place and Maureen Drive between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., police said. All five vehicles were unlocked with key fobs inside.

Lake Grove

■ Bed, Bath and Beyond on Nesconset Highway in Lake Grove reported two shoplifters on March 18. A man and a woman allegedly worked in tandem to steal two KitchenAid blenders worth $860.

■ Ulta Beauty on Nesconset Highway in Lake Grove called police on March 18 to report that two men and two women allegedly stole an assortment of perfumes and colognes worth approximately $1,000.

Melville

■ Dick’s Sporting Goods on Walt Whitman Road in Melville reported shoplifting on March 17. A woman allegedly stole matching clothes worth approximately $1,290.

Miller Square

■ Walgreens on Route 25A in Miller Place reported shoplifters on March 17. Three men entered the store and allegedly stole various health and beauty products worth $950.

Mount Sinai

■ Heritage Chemists on Route 25A in Mount Sinai reported a burglary on March 15. Two men smashed the front door glass with a crowbar and stole money from the business.

St James

■ 22 gallons of gasoline were siphoned from a 2022 Ram truck parked outside a residence on Cedar Street in St. James on March 14. Gasoline was valued at $95.

■ Seven vehicles were stolen from residences on Bayberry Drive, Washington Avenue, Seventh Avenue and Fifth Street in Saint James on March 18. All seven vehicles were unlocked with key fobs inside. Each of the vehicles was recovered.

Selden

■ Aldi on Middle Country Road in Selden reported petty theft on March 13. A woman allegedly stole a crate of shrimp, 5 salmon, 5 steaks and 4 Tide laundry detergents worth $440.

■Target on Middle Country Road in Selden reported a shoplifter on March 18. A man allegedly stole a $580 KitchenAid blender and Keurig coffee maker.

■ A resident of Old Selden Stage Road in Selden called police on March 12 to report that his vehicle, a $20,000 2019 Honda Sante Fe, was stolen from his driveway.

Setauket

■ A remote car key was removed from a vehicle parked outside a residence on Cobbler Lane in Setauket on March 14. The item is worth $250 to replace.

South Setauket

■ An unknown person broke the driver’s side window of a car parked in the Best Buy parking lot on Pond Path in South Setauket at 3 p.m. on March 12 and stole a $900 MacBook 13.3.

Smithtown

■ A laptop, iPad and wallet containing cash and credit cards were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a residence on Celestial Court in Smithtown on March 12.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous report by calling 1-800-220-TIPS.

— COMPILED BY HEIDI SUTTON