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Also on the Logs 02.12.15

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:22

East Hampton

A worker at East Hampton High School told police his surfboard had been stolen from the bed of his pickup truck, parked in the school’s rear custodial lot, during Saturday’s wrestling tournament. Devon Grishom described the board as custom made, 5 feet 8 inches long.


A dispute between two Montauk men over the now-closed restaurant Manucci’s, on the site of the Tipperary Inn, brought police there on Jan. 26. Edward P. Kenny, the owner of the building, told police that door hinges had been pried off. He said nothing had been disturbed, but that the heat had been turned off. He had just changed the locks, he said, and no longer wants Raymond Cappiello, Manucci’s proprietor, who he said owes him money, in the building. Mr. Cappiello told police his lease not only entitles him to be in the building but assigns him responsibility for it. Neither man is pursuing charges. Mr. Kenny estimated damages at $500.

Kelly Mason, who owns a condominium on South Emerson Avenue and advertises it on a website called, called police after hearing from several people who had contacted her through the site that a man claiming to be the condo’s owner had then contacted them, offering a lower price and asking for a deposit. Ms. Mason told the potential renters that her ad had been hacked by a scammer. Police were unable to track down the hacker.

Sag Harbor

A Sag Harbor woman who was stranded in her car last week, stuck in ice and snow near the intersection of Madison and Union Streets, brought a gingerbread cake into police headquarters Tuesday morning. It was her way of saying thank you to officers for rescuing her, she said when she dropped it off.

Honey Wolters, a partner at Ruby Beets, a home-furnishings store, told police Sunday that someone had apparently entered the store the night before “and slept on a sofa.” Lamps she leaves on overnight had been turned off, she said, and the sofa was in disarray. She was not sure how anyone could have gotten in, because all the doors were locked.

A Madison Street man, Val Florio, told police Saturday evening that illegal drugs were being dealt in Sag Harbor, Noyac, and Springs. He turned over to officers an envelope containing a brown powder, which police said tested positive for an opiate-based drug.

A Cuffee Drive woman who told police she had left her wallet inside her unlocked car for several days reported on Sunday that it had been stolen. Inside the brown wallet belonging to Zoila Zhagui was $150 cash, several credit and debit cards, and her children’s Social Security cards.

Volkan Ercan, a manager at 7-Eleven, got an earful from the father of one of his employees on Feb. 4. He had asked the girl, who had worked the overnight shift, if she could fill in that morning for someone who had called in sick. She called her father to tell him she would be late, and he then called Mr. Ercan, yelling and cursing before hanging up. Mr. Ercan wanted the incident on record.

Jeff Nichols, principal of Pierson High School, alerted police on Monday afternoon that some students had been detected sending “inappropriate” text messages.

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