On the Police Logs 08.02.18


The handicapped parking placard hanging inside Sheila A. Chriss’s 2018 BMW parked on Main Street was stolen on July 22. She filed a police report a week later. 

East Hampton 

A man allegedly exposed himself to a 15-year-old boy who was jogging on the soccer fields off Stephen Hand’s Path on July 15 at about 3:30 p.m. The boy’s father filed a report but police were unable to find the suspect. 

Maria Jimenez said that she found a year-round rental on Craigslist and wired a $600 deposit to the alleged landlord on July 18. After some emails that made her uncomfortable, however, she went to the house and contacted the actual homeowner, who said the house was not for rent and that she was probably the victim of a scam. 

A backpack was stolen from the back seat of a Jeep parked on Muir Boulevard overnight on July 25. An iPad, a health insurance card, a check for $150, and an East Hampton Town lifeguard shirt were inside the backpack.

East Hampton Village

A pair of Barton Perreira sunglasses was stolen from Turpan, a shop off Main Street, last Thursday afternoon. The 18-year-old owner of the glasses said they were worth $395. 

Police were called to the East Hampton train station on Railroad Avenue on Saturday at around 9 a.m. A Manhattan woman said she called 911 because a cleaning lady had locked the bathroom while she cleaned it. The responding officer advised the woman not to use 911 unless it was an actual emergency. 

A split-rail fence in front of a Jones Road house was damaged sometime last Thursday. Two rails were broken, possibly by a car backing into the fence, police said. 

A homeowner on Georgica Close Road called police to report a large, black sport utility vehicle parked in her driveway for “a while and left” on Friday night around 10:40. Police checked but were unable to locate the S.U.V.

Philippe Dauman, 64, received a ticket for having a party on Old Beach Lane on Saturday evening without a mass-assembly permit. 

While on patrol Sunday at about 2 a.m., an officer saw a large fire on Wiborg’s Beach, about 100 yards west of Highway Behind the Pond. The fire’s diameter was about 4 by 4 feet and could not be contained in its container, police said. There were about 35 people in the area. The fire was extinguished, but police issued Mackensie J. Uhlan, 34, of Brooklyn a summons. 

A woman called 911 after a 20-year-old East Hampton man called her to see if she wanted to buy some marijuana on Sunday. He asked her to meet him in Herrick Park near the bathrooms. Police spoke to the man, who said he was just joking around. He agreed to a pat-down and to have his backpack searched. Police found nothing. 


On July 17, Police spoke to a man who allegedly has been harassing Denise DiPaolo, the director of the Montauk Library, telling him that he is no longer allowed at the library or to contact her. The man acknowledged that he is to refrain from trespassing at the library, police said. If there is another incident, he will be arrested. 

Three people skipped out on a $174.90 bill at Gosman’s Dock restaurant on July 15 at around 10 p.m. The manager said they had been seated outside and left without paying but left a pile of clothes on the table. Police believe the items were stolen from Kai Kai Sandals, which is at Gosman’s Dock. Police spoke to the manager there who said the items had not been sold in the last two weeks, however. 

Graffiti was written on the walls of the men’s bathroom at the East Hampton Town police substation on South Embassy Street sometime on the night of July 19. Repainting will cost about $150.

Four Goodyear tires were slashed on a 2008 Ford van parked on Fort Pond Road on June 25 or 26. Eddy D. De Jesus said he had been having an ongoing problem with another man. The tires will cost about $1,000 to replace. 

A 3-by-3-foot sign with red letters that says “Pony Rides” was stolen from Rita’s Stables on West Lake Drive on July 8 at about 1 p.m. 

Multiple dents were found on July 24 or 25 on the driver’s side door and a window cracked on a 2017 Ford Escape sport utility vehicle parked on South Emerson Avenue. Rita Mullan said she did not hear anything suspicious overnight. 

When Lady M. Carrero Velez returned to her apartment on Lincoln Road on Saturday night, she found an unknown intoxicated man asleep on her couch. Police escorted him off the property, and Ms. Carrero Velez declined to press charges. 


Laurie M. Edwards told police $1,000 in cash and a sterling silver necklace were stolen from her bedroom on Underwood Drive sometime between July 2 and 15. She did not report the larceny until July 25.