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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.

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