On the Police Logs 05.25.17


A Hampton Bays man working at a construction site on Cranberry Hole Road told police on May 12 that back in February he had lent some tools to a co-worker. The tools — a four-foot level, a set of wrench keys, and a Remington concrete nail gun — were supposed to be returned to Hector Tiama’s vehicle, but he never got them back, he said, and now needs them for work. The value of the missing tools is about $600.

Police released a report on Monday dating back to March, when a park bench was stolen from Shore Road on Napeague, about 50 feet east of Atlantic Drive, where it had been anchored in place by a buried six-foot-long plank. It will cost $350 to replace.

East Hampton

Pamela Glennon of the Spring Close Nursery called police on Sunday regarding an incident that occurred on May 17. A woman had come to her that day, she said, looking for a job, as well as flats of annuals. Ms. Glennon told the woman, who had no cash with her, to return the next morning to start work. The woman then took nine flats of annuals, along with a bag of potting soil, and drove off in an “aqua-colored, older model Chevrolet or GMC pickup, with wooden sides,” saying she would return shortly to pay for the items. She has not been back since.


Police released an incident report this week concerning the disappearance of a prepaid Verizon View cellphone from the counter of 7-Eleven on the evening of April 26. Grayson Stokely of Southampton told police he had left the phone on the counter while paying for merchandise, and walked out. While still in the parking lot, he realized his error and returned, but the phone, valued at $250, was gone.

Sag Harbor

Michael A. Cohen told police Friday afternoon that he had parked his 2014 Jeep on Main Street early that morning and returned to find a back window smashed.

Rue Matthiessen called police last Thursday afternoon, reporting that a low-flying drone had hovered over her Main Street property for some time that day, and that she believes drones are becoming an issue in the village. Police told her that as of now, there is nothing in the village code that would give them a reason to take action, and that her best course would be to address the issue with the village board.

The management of Palm Produce reported the theft on Friday of a Yushi T-shirt, by a young woman. The shirt retails at $88.


A Hayward pool pump, valued at $500, was stolen from a Folkstone Road property sometime between May 6 and last Saturday, John Duffy III told police. The thief would have had to enter a fenced-in area in order to reach the pump. Its serial number is 12120607001012.

A 10-foot inflatable boat was stolen from the parking lot of Maidstone Harbor Marina between the afternoon of May 16 and Friday. Rodney Feitelberg of Bay Shore valued the boat, registration number 8163GR, at $2,600.