TBR News Media Police Blotter for April 7, 2022 Issue

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police:

Comack

■Ulta Beauty on Veterans Memorial Highway in Commack reported a major theft on April 1. Two men allegedly stole 30 assorted perfume bottles worth $5,394.

■ Home Depot on Crooked Hill Road in Commack reported a shoplifter on April 2. A man allegedly stole a chop saw, circular saw, sawmill and an HP air compressor. The merchandise was valued at $815.

■ The Home Depot on Jericho Turnpike in Commack called police on March 28 to report that two men walked out of the store with two ECHO chainsaws worth $780 without paying for them.

■ Target on Veterans Memorial Highway in Commack was the victim of a storewide gift card scam on March 29. A person posing as a business called and asked for gift cards to be loaded for $5,200.

Northport East

■ Walgreens on Fort Salonga Road in East Northport reported shoplifters on March 30. Two men allegedly stole assorted Crest whitening products worth $732.

East Setauket

■ Walmart on Nesconset Highway in East Setauket called police on March 30 to report a man stole a Goodyear compressor worth $180 and a Hyper Tough tool box worth $178.

Farmingville

■ The Burlington store on North Ocean Avenue in Farmingville reported shoplifting on March 29. A woman allegedly stole matching baby clothes worth approximately $250.

green lawn

■A resident of Depew Street in Greenlawn reported that his The 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen on March 28. The vehicle was valued at $3,000.

Huntington Station

■Petco on New York Avenue at Huntington Station reported a shoplifter on March 27. A man allegedly stole a 30-pound bag of Merrick dog food worth $65.

■Ulta Beauty on Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station reported a major theft on March 30. Three men allegedly stole assorted perfumes and other items worth $9,200.

kings park

■ A resident of Columbine Lane in Kings Park called the police on March 30 to report that his was stolen from its driveway on March 20. The vehicle was valued at $45,000.

■ A $35,000 2019 Kia Stinger with a laptop and cell phone inside was stolen from a residence on Jasmine Lane in Kings Park on March 31.

■ A purse containing cash and credit cards was stolen from an unlocked vehicle outside a residence on Columbine Lane in Kings Park on March 30.

Lake Grove

■ The Charlotte Russe retail store at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove reported petty theft on April 1. A man and a woman allegedly stole goods worth $90.

■ Macy’s of Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove called police on March 28 to report that a man allegedly opened an unoccupied cash register and stole $830 while three other men stood watch.

■IHOP on Alexander Avenue in Lake Grove was burglarized on March 29. A stranger threw a brick through the front window to gain access and removed the cash drawer from the cash register.

■ Macy’s at Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove reported shoplifting on March 29th. A man allegedly stole matching men’s polo shirts worth $3,583.

Melville

■Roast Sandwich House on Walt Whitman Road in Melville was robbed on April 1. Someone broke into the side door and stole money from the cash register.

Mount Sinai

■ Old Coach Motors on Route 25A in Mount Sinai reported a major theft on March 27. Someone stole a 2022 Alpha Cargo enclosed trailer worth $6,200.

Nesconset

■ Giorgio’s Pizzeria on Smithtown Blvd. in Nesconset reported a burglary on April 2. A stranger threw a brick through the front door around 1 a.m. and stole some money.

■ Costco on Middle Country Road in Nesconset reported a shoplifter on March 27. A man allegedly stole a yellow and yellow SE Fat Ripper bike worth $900.

rocky point

■ A resident of Locust Drive in Rocky Point reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle on March 31 and removed a camera lens and loose change.

■ A resident of Xyris Road in Rocky Point called police on March 31 to report that someone broke into his car and stole his phone, credit cards, gift cards, license and other important documents.

Port Jefferson

■ A 2021 Ram TRX utility vehicle was stolen from a residence on Old Homestead Road in Port Jefferson on March 30. The vehicle was worth $135,000.

Port Jefferson Station

■ ShopRite on the Nesconset Expressway at Port Jefferson Station reported a shoplifter on March 29. A man allegedly stole 9 assorted packages of seafood worth approximately $200.

■ Wing Wah Kitchen on Old Town Road in Port Jefferson Station reported a burglary on April 1. Someone broke the glass door with a stone to get in and stole some money.

St James

■St. James Chinese Kitchen on Lake Avenue in St. James reported a burglary on March 31. Someone threw a large stone at the front glass door to get in and stole a cash register containing cash.

Smithtown

■Figaris’ Wine and Liquor on East Main Street in Smithtown reported that a man entered the store on April 2, took two bottles of Bacardi rum from the shelf and left without paying. Alcohol was valued at $40.

■ A resident of Jillit Drive in Smithtown reported the theft of a 2013 Kia Optima on April 1st. The unlocked vehicle was parked on the street with the keys inside.

sound range

■ A resident of Westbury Drive in Sound Beach reported that someone entered his vehicle on March 30 and stole a wallet containing cash.

■ A resident of Floral Drive in Sound Beach reported that someone stole change from his unlocked vehicle on March 31.

■ A purse, credit cards and identification were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Brookhaven Drive in Sound Beach on March 31 by an unknown person.

South Setauket

■ Home Depot on Pond Path in South Setauket reported a shoplifter on March 31. A man allegedly stole six spools of copper wire worth $2,059.

stony stream

■ A resident of Bailey Hollow Road in Stony Brook called police on March 30 to report that someone had approached their four vehicles and stolen items from the one unlocked car. The incident was captured by the house’s ring camera.

■Lowes on Nesconset Highway in Stony Brook reported a shoplifter on April 1. Woman allegedly stole three 500ft AWG stranded commercial electrical cables Merchandise was valued at approximately $450

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