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On the Police Logs 08.06.15

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:12


A pair of license plates were stolen recently from a 1996 Mercedes Benz parked in the long-term section of the municipal lot. Police documented the theft for Nicholas Krauss, which will allow him to get new plates from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

East Hampton

A blue and yellow Raleigh mountain bicycle was stolen on July 26 from a resident of the mobile home complex on Oakview Highway. Jeimy Hernandez told police the thief was a neighbor, and if the bike was returned she would not press charges. Police soon recovered the bike for her.


East Hampton Village

A Sherwood Lane man returned to his 2007 Honda, parked at Egypt Beach, to find a front tire slashed. He thinks he knows who did it, and has given police a name.

A bearded man described as in his late 20s, wearing shorts and black sunglasses, entered the Sun Point tanning salon on Newtown Lane Thursday evening and asked for “a full-body massage.” When the 19-year-old attendant told him, “this is a tanning salon,” the man stared at her, then picked up his backpack and exited the building.


The owner of a 2012 BMW parked in the lower lot at the Wavecrest Resort found his windshield shattered on July 11. Lawrence Minicone of Stamford, Conn., estimated repairs for his X5 at $2,000.

A 2010 Dodge parked overnight near the Sloppy Tuna on July 25 was badly scratched. Tyler Yusko of Wainscott told police in the morning that he had had no problems with anyone the night before that would have caused them to do such a thing.

A 12-year-old Montauk boy went into Plaza Sports on July 27, leaving his Nickel skateboard outside. When he returned, the board was gone. It has a green top and yellow wheels and is valued at $120.

Sag Harbor

Alan Furst called police to his Hampton Street residence on July 28, telling them that the brake lights on his 2005 Audi, parked in the driveway, were on. When he went outside to call police the lights went out. “He is concerned that someone is hacking into the computer in his vehicle,” according to the log.

Tracy Mitchell, executive director of the Bay Street Theater, alerted police that a woman might be stalking one of the performers in the theater’s current show, “Grey Gardens.” The name of the actor was not released, but Betty Buckley, who is appearing in the show, has reportedly been stalked in the past, including during a previous appearance at Bay Street.

Two men broke a window at Page Restaurant early Saturday morning, Brian Connolly told police.

A raccoon found its way onto a boat docked at Long Wharf Saturday. Police called the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons to deal with the generally nocturnal mammal.


A Rutland Road man told police on July 27 that his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has been repeatedly vandalized by someone deliberately denting its body and roof. Paul Sylvester estimated repairs at $3,500.


Sara Friend’s bright blue specialized Hard Rock-model bicycle with white handlebars was stolen early on July 28 from the Georgica Association’s beach convenience center. The $400 bike’s serial number is WSBC603025057G.

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