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Riverhead Blotter: Theft reported at Tanger Outlets, Wal-Mart

Riverhead Town police

Three men stole $500 worth of merchandise from the Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s store at Tanger Outlets at about 1:30 p.m. Nov. 23.

Two pairs of UGG boots were reported stolen from the UGG Australia store at Tanger about two hours later, according to police. A pair of children’s UGG boots valued at $120 was reportedly stolen by a woman from the same UGG Australia store Nov. 25 at about 6:52 p.m.

• Tremayne Smith, 40, of East Patchogue was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and possession of burglar’s tools following his arrest on Saturday afternoon at Walmart on Route 58, where he is accused of stealing eight HP laptop computers and four RCA laptop computers, according to police.

Mr. Smith was released on $1,000 bail, officials said.

• A woman told police Nov. 24 that someone had forged her deceased sister’s signature on documents and used credit cards belonging to her sister, according to police, who are investigating the case.

Additional information was not released by police.

• A thief smashed the window of a car on Hamilton Avenue in Riverhead about 6 a.m. Nov. 25 and removed about $400 in cash and an iPhone, according to police.

• An unknown person broke out the rear window of a car on Osborn Avenue sometime between 10:30 a.m. Nov. 26 and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 27, according to police, who said the estimated value of the damage was about $300.

• A Kindle Fire tablet valued at about $200 was reported stolen from Peconic Bay Medical Center about 9 a.m. Nov. 24.

• A Cablevision box valued at $200 was reported stolen from a home on Middle Road in Riverhead last Monday.

• Patrick Meehan, age and address unavailable, was charged with DWI Saturday at 8:35 p.m. on Route 25A in Wading River.

• Donna Penafiel, 20, address unavailable, was charged with petit larceny following her arrest at Target on Route 58 Sunday afternoon.  She was processed at police headquarters and then turned over to East Hampton Town police on an outstanding warrant, according to police.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

Photo: Riverhead Town Police Officer Tim Murphy leaving the station’s parking lot. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)