On the afternoon of Dec. 29, an employee of East Hampton Wines and Liquors on Springs-Fireplace Road needed a reminder that there is an indoor mask mandate in place in New York State. An East Hampton Town police officer kindly provided that reminder after a customer reported the situation.
A Harbor View Avenue resident woke up on Sunday to find someone had thrown eggs at his house overnight, though nothing was seriously damaged. He called the police, who, in their written report, attributed the incident to “incorrigible youth.”
East Hampton Village
On Sunday morning at Main Beach, two women got into an argument after one threatened the other’s dogs with an umbrella. Police were called, and the umbrella-wielder told them she was trying to keep the two wet dogs from jumping on her. An officer told the women to stay away from each other, and keep the dogs apart as well.
An unruly customer at Citarella refused to put on a mask Sunday afternoon when the manager asked him to do so. The man then called the police himself, and told an officer that “the mandate was not a law” and that he had “a medical excuse to not wear a mask.” He left the store without further incident.
A Navy Road resident reported Sunday morning that someone in a gray Ram pickup truck had dumped three bags of trash at the town beach there. Police described them as “three grocery-type bags” filled with dirty diapers, bottles, and other household waste. The Parks Department picked them up for proper disposal.
Is anyone missing a wallet containing a passport and $45 after partying at Murf’s Tavern on New Year’s Eve? If so, the Sag Harbor police have it in their property locker. The bouncer turned it in.
Someone started ringing in the new year early at Barnes Landing. Police, responding to a report of an “explosion” somewhere in the neighborhood shortly after 2 a.m. last Thursday, found remnants of firework mortars on Barnes Hole Road.
The next day, just before 6 p.m., someone on Springs-Fireplace Road reported revelers shooting off fireworks on the beach. It turned out to be skeet-shooters.
Two more fireworks complaints at least came at the right time, 12 minutes and 13 minutes after midnight on New Year’s Day; one in the vicinity of Higbee Place, the other on School Street. Everything was quiet by the time officers arrived.
In other overnight police news, a Pembroke Drive resident reported a suspicious vehicle on Sunday shortly after midnight. An officer saw a man sleeping inside the car, a 2005 Honda Odyssey, and woke him up. There were no signs of either drugs or alcohol. The man, a 25-year-old from Brentwood, told police he would call a nearby relative to stay over, and left without incident.