On the Police Logs 11.17.16


A woman looking out the window of her place of business at 542 Montauk Highway on Election Day told police she saw a white late-model Toyota pull up, and a man get out and yank the building’s two-foot-square address sign out of the ground. Johanna Cardona said she ran outside and began screaming at the man, who got into the car and sped off. Police are investigating.

East Hampton

An Oakview Highway trailer park resident reported on Nov. 8 that a white wooden shoe bench with drawers to store shoes in, a men’s brown bicycle, and a red push lawnmower with a small engine had been stolen the previous weekend. One of the items, Kailyn Vasquez told police, was taken from inside her mudroom; the others from outside. She valued the missing items at $325. Police have asked that anyone with information contact them at 631-537-7575. All calls will be kept confidential. 

East Hampton Village

A six-foot-long dinghy that had been on the ocean beach was found abandoned in the Georgica Beach parking lot on the morning of Nov. 7. It had a New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles sticker on it, but when police ran the number, it was no longer on file there. It was taken to the police impound yard.

Police paid a call on the owner of 22 Pondview Lane the morning of Nov. 7 after a call from village code enforcement officers. According to the report, the woman was pumping out her pool, draining it onto the Maidstone Club’s golf course. Police told her she needed to call her pool company and issued her a warning. An officer shut off the pump.

An 87-year-old Manhattan resident who has a house on Lily Pond Lane called police Friday afternoon, reporting that the remote control to open his garage was not working and he did not have a key to the side door. He said it was not an emergency. Police suggested he change the batteries on the remote or contact a locksmith.

Police were told on Friday that sometime between Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 someone had removed pool equipment from a Woods Lane pool house and dumped three piles of dirt on the property. The owner of the company that services the pool acknowledged that he had removed some equipment, because he had never been paid. Police labeled the incident a civil matter.


Police released details this week about a theft on Oct. 11 or Oct. 12 from an Old Montauk Highway property near Deep Hollow Ranch. Eli Wilner reported the loss of two brown Bushnell surveillance cameras, valued at $280, from inside his gated driveway, and told police that workmen were at the house during that time.

Northwest Woods

Carolyn Wright of Hand’s Creek Road residence called police on Election Day to report that her mailbox had been knocked off its post and damaged. She valued it at $50.

Sag Harbor

A Mr. McDonald, who had been walking his dog on the trail in Mashashimuet Park near Main Street, found an abandoned dresser and a bicycle there and reported it to police, who notified the Parks Department.

Marjorie Silver called police Sunday to report the theft of an antique white wrought-iron chair from her backyard on Palmer Terrace backyard. 


A brand-new gray 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck has been targeted three times over the past couple of weeks since its purchase. Vandals have thrown eggs, honey, and pudding at it. Ashley Blackburn told police on Election Day that the truck, parked outside her Accabonac Road residence, belongs to her 16-year-old son, and said she would press charges if the culprits are caught.