East Hampton Village
A complaint last Thursday of a political table positioned in front of the post office summoned police, who did not encounter any such setup.
An elderly man was seen later that day to get out of his white Toyota pickup truck on Main Street and urinate on the sidewalk outside Dayton Ritz & Osborne Insurance.
On Saturday morning, on the back patio of a Lily Pond Lane house, three large garbage bags full of sawdust and polyurethane paint cans spontaneously combusted. The flames were extinguished by the homeowners before firefighters arrived.
Agnes Cindrich told police earlier this month that her Toyota pickup was bought last year with a roof rack. The rack is now missing its crosspieces. She thinks they were stolen either from her driveway or while she was parked at the dog park.
Police corralled a "large brown boxer," not wearing a collar, on Main Street on March 15, and held onto him until he could be reunited with his owners, who eventually came looking for their recently adopted pet. They said they'd left him in the car with the window open.
Another run for freedom foiled: A golden retriever loose on an Archibald Way property was returned to its owner last Thursday.
A resident of Jefferson Street was correct when she told police she smelled gas on St. Patrick's Day. Contractors working on Amity Street had struck a natural gas main, she was told, and National Grid was already addressing the problem.
As has been the case a few times recently, the alarm at Apple Bank last Thursday night was a false one.
Last weekend, police told a Shaw Road resident who'd complained of construction at his neighbor's house that there was no law against such noise on a Sunday.