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On the Police Logs 05.18.23

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 10:55


An “extremely intoxicated” woman caused a scene at Brent’s General Store at around 6 p.m. on Saturday. She was stumbling around the parking lot, police were told, yelling obscenities at people and cars, and had spilled an open container of alcohol inside the store. The woman, a 37-year-old Bronx resident, was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

On May 9, an Amagansett School employee knocked on the door of a Main Street apartment at around 6:30 p.m. to verify the residence of a student who’d been enrolled using that address. When no one answered, the employee phoned an adult resident, who became irate and contacted police to document the incident.


East Hampton

Two East Hampton men were ticketed on Sunday at around 7 p.m. for taking blue-claw crabs off Georgica Close Road without valid shellfishing permits.

Pamela Eldrige of Two Holes of Water Road reported on May 8 that someone had egged her garage door, though no damage was reported.

That same day, Robin Conklin, who lives on Route 114 just south of Sag Harbor, noticed an expensive power tool missing from his property. The Festool Domino Joiner, valued at $1,200, had been in a trailer in the backyard.


East Hampton Village

Three men got into a loud argument in Herrick Park on Saturday afternoon, and someone called the police. One man admitted to drinking from a bottle of vodka in the park, and he was ticketed for an open-container violation.

Attention, local Lexus drivers: A police officer found a set of keys by Town Pond on the afternoon of May 9, and they have been in the lost-and-found locker at Cedar Street headquarters ever since.



After a New Jersey woman visiting a friend clipped a driveway gate while leaving an East Lake Drive house on Sunday afternoon, she did the right thing and reported it to police. There was minor damage to both the gate and the woman’s 2021 Subaru.

Note to whoever has been dumping bags of fish carcasses into the Montauk Manor’s private dumpster: They’re on to you. A “terrible odor” on May 9 prompted a call to police.



After a nearby neighbor called in a noise complaint on Sunday night, a 49-year-old resident of Bon Pinck Way was ticketed for playing amplified music. She’d been using a portable Sony Bluetooth speaker after 9 p.m., in violation of town code.

A Maidstone Park Road neighbor of Rita Cantina restaurant told police its septic system was leaking into the roadway on Saturday morning. The responding officer “observed a wet area in the road,” but did not see “any active or significant leaks at this time.”



Jane Burkhalter stopped by police headquarters on May 2 to surrender a Marksman pellet gun and four boxes of ammunition that had been owned by her recently deceased brother. The gun and ammo were slated to be destroyed.


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