TBR News Media Police Blotter for May 19, 2022 Issue

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police:

Centereach

■ A resident of Oxhead Road in Centereach reported that someone cut battery cables and removed a battery from his car on May 7.

■ Walgreens on Middle Country Road in Centereach reported a shoplifter on May 9. A man allegedly stole three cases of beer worth $53.

Comack

■ Marshall’s on Henry Street in Commack reported that two women stole 20 assorted children’s clothes worth around $250 on May 13.

Hauppauge

■ A resident of Cardinal Lane in Hauppauge reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle on May 9 and removed a wallet containing cash, credit cards and a driver’s license. A Ring camera captured three strangers around the car.

■ Copper pipes worth approximately $2,000 were stolen from a construction site on Motor Parkway in Hauppauge on May 12.

Huntington Station.

■ Target on East Jericho Turnpike at Huntington Station reported a shoplifter on May 9. A man allegedly stole a Westinghouse TV worth $270 and an air fryer worth $120.

■ Target on East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station called police on May 11 to report a shoplifter. A woman went to pay at the cash machine and reportedly paid for some clothes but not others. The stolen merchandise was valued at approximately $100.

■ Ulta Beauty on Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station called police on May 10 to report that an unknown person stole 17 perfumes worth $1,628.

Lake Grove

■ Barnes & Noble of the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove reported shoplifting on May 13. A man allegedly placed 7 CDs in a tote bag and walked out of the store without paying for them. The merchandise was valued at $90.

■ Macy’s at Smith Haven Mall called police on May 14 to report petty theft. A man and woman allegedly stole a Michael Kors backpack worth $498, a Michael Kors handbag worth $328 and a Rhea zip backpack worth $155. They hid the merchandise in a stroller and walked out without paying.

Melville

■ Dick’s Sporting Goods on Walt Whitman Road in Melville reported a major theft on May 11. Four women entered the store and allegedly stole matching Nike clothing worth $1,260.

■ Mystique Boutique on Walt Whitman Road in Melville reported petty theft on May 13. Two women entered the store, grabbed five items of clothing and fled in a getaway car driven by a man. The merchandise was valued at approximately $300.

■ A woman called Costco police on Broadhollow Road in Melville on May 12 to report that someone had stolen her purse containing cash and credit cards from the passenger seat of her car as she was unloading groceries in the trunk.

Mount Sinai

■ A resident of Gotham Court in Mount Sinai reported that his car was stolen from the driveway on May 9. The unlocked vehicle, a 2021 BMW X7 M Series, was worth $120,000. The owner said the key fob may have been in a jacket pocket left in the vehicle.

■ A woman reported that her purse containing cash and credit cards was stolen from her unlocked vehicle while at Cedar Beach on Harbor Beach Road in Mount Sinai on May 10.

Port Jefferson

■ An East End Shirt Company employee on Mill Creek Road in the village of Port Jefferson called police on May 9 to report that two people snatched two sweatshirts from a rack outside the store and ran directed to Main Street. When confronted, they threw the sweatshirts at the employee and walked away.

Port Jefferson Station

■ A resident on Junard Blvd. at the Port Jefferson station reported that someone broke into his unlocked vehicle on May 8 and stole numerous tools, including power drills worth approximately $1,000.

■ A van parked on Echo Lane at Port Jefferson Station was broken into on May 13. 25 boxes of Pepperidge Farm assorted cookies worth $900 were stolen.

rocky point

■ Kohl’s on Route 25A in Rocky Point reported a shoplifter on May 8. A man allegedly stole 7 pairs of Timberland boots worth $1,125.

South Setauket

■ Target on Pond Path in South Setauket reported petty theft on May 9. A man allegedly stole a Graco infant car seat worth $220.

stony stream

■ A shoplifter was reported at Lowe’s on the Nesconset Highway in Stony Brook on May 11. A man allegedly loaded a cart with Romex copper wire worth $1,497 and walked through the entrance to the garden center without paying.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information leading 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