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On the Police Logs 09.10.15

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:12


Andy Sabin told police last week that two yard signs reading “Hillary for Prison” were yanked up on Aug. 25 from in front of his Bluff Road house.

East Hampton Village

Police were called to Winston’s Restaurant on Aug. 31 on a report of a knife fight. Two men were arguing, a witness told police, then exchanged blows. One of them was overheard saying he was going to get a knife from his car. Police tried to calm that man down, but ended up handcuffing him. Neither man wanted to press charges, but the would-be knife-wielder was told he was no longer welcome at the restaurant.

Police wrote up a resident of Princeton, N.J. Friday morning for walking his dog off-leash on Egypt Beach.

A Sag Harbor woman left a dog in her car with the windows open only a half inch last Thursday afternoon in the Reutershan parking lot. Police reported there was no water dish in the car, and that the “small white dog was clearly in distress.” The woman returned as police arrived, and was told to take the dog out of the car. She told police the dog belonged to her client, and “she was unaware the heat would bother the dog.” Police let her go with a warning.


A dark green beach cruiser bicycle was stolen from in front of the Memory Motel on Aug. 31. Charles Hardwick of New York City told police he had locked the bike to a sign post, and valued it at $200.

A rope swing suspended from the rear deck of a Greenwich Street house went missing over the weekend of Aug. 28. Barbara Havlik valued the swing at $20.

Seven stainless steel Lee fishing rod holders were stolen from a boat drydocked at Westlake Marina the week of Aug. 12. John Ferrara valued the missing holders at $100 apiece.


Vandals throwing rocks struck four cars on Three Mile Harbor Road in the early morning hours of Aug. 29, then fled before police arrived. The criminal mischief occurred between Abraham’s Path and Harbor View Avenue. One driver, Amar Gardner, told police his Chevrolet Tahoe had about $100 worth of damage.

Sag Harbor

George Davine called police to 27 Bay Street on Sept. 2, complaining there was a drunken man sleeping in his boat. The man told police he thought the boat was his. Police escorted him away, and Mr. Davine did not press trespassing charges.

A neighbor of Alan Furst, the author, called police Friday, saying that the brake lights on Mr. Furst’s car had been on for several hours. Mr. Furst told an officer it is an ongoing problem. He has told police in the past that someone may have hacked into his car’s computer, as well as his home computer.

Crash Victim Identified as Sag Harbor Woman

The Suffolk County Police Department on Wednesday identified a woman killed in a hit-and-run crash on Monday as Alison Pfefferkorn of Sag Harbor.

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Lieutenant Seeks Damages in New Lawsuit

On March 27, a previously confidential legal document related to an ongoing complaint by Police Officer Andrea Kess against East Hampton Town and its Police Department became public when it was filed in a federal court as evidence in a new civil rights lawsuit, brought by Lt. Peter Powers of the town police. Lieutenant Powers is charging that the document, known as a “position statement,” has harmed his professional and personal reputation.

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Drivers Face Felony Charges

East Hampton Town police have levied felony charges against three drivers on local roads within the last two weeks.

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On the Police Logs 04.11.24

Police responded to the East Hampton I.G.A. shortly after 5 p.m. on April 1 after the manager called in a report of an “unwanted guest.” After an investigation, a 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with two counts of petty larceny: one for taking 24 cans of beer and leaving without paying for them; the other for taking a white Huffy bicycle that did not belong to him. He was released on his own recognizance to await a court date.

Apr 11, 2024

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