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Riverhead Blotter: Merchandise reported stolen from Tanger Outlets

02/14/2016 12:00 PM |

Two women removed $1,221 worth of women’s clothing from the J. Crew store at Tanger Outlets about noon last Thursday and fled the area, police said.

A store manager told police that she first noticed the items were missing about 1:30 p.m. and then reviewed the surveillance camera footage and saw the women stealing 17 pink shirts, 10 blue shirts and 10 pink and white shirts, according to police.

They left the store on foot, police said.

One suspect is described as a Hispanic female in her early 20s, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, with curly black hair and wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans and tan boots.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic female of similar age and height, with long brown hair, wearing a black jacket, gray shirt and blue jeans and carrying a red handbag, according to police.

• At about 5 p.m. last Thursday, officers received a report that a woman attempted to steal $248 worth of assorted merchandise from Walmart on Route 58, according to police.

The suspect was stopped by store security but later escaped from the store’s security office and took off on foot in an unknown direction, according to police.

She was recorded on security cameras and is described as a Hispanic female in her late 40s, about 5 feet 2 inches tall, with black hair, wearing a beige jacket, a red shirt and dark blue pajama pants with white hearts, according to police.

• Police responded to a “suspicious vehicle” parked at the beach on Meeting House Creek Road about 2 a.m. last Thursday and discovered that its occupant had seven outstanding warrants from Suffolk County police.

Joseph Fischetti, 25, of Rocky Point was arrested and turned over to the 7th Precinct of the Suffolk County police. The license plates on his car were recovered due to the suspension of his auto insurance, police said.

Mr. Fischetti also was issued a town violation for parking at the beach after 10 p.m., police said.

Mr. Fischetti faces a number of charges in Suffolk County District Court, including driving while intoxicated, petit larceny and second-degree criminal contempt, along with several vehicle and traffic law violations, according to court records.

• A game console, a golf ring with a diamond in it and $32 in cash were reported stolen from a home at the Roanoke Avenue Apartments about 7 p.m. Saturday. Additional information was not available.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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