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On the Police Logs 05.04.23

Thu, 05/04/2023 - 09:19


At about 8:30 p.m. during Sunday’s downpour, a tree went down near Laurel Hill Lane, and blocked Stony Hill Road. The Highway Department was called in to clear it.

East Hampton

Police received a complaint on the evening of April 25 about a “suspicious” vehicle, a black 2007 Nissan, parked on Middle Highway near Berryman Street. Its driver, R.J. Floresgarmendia, told an officer that he had just left work and had pulled over to call his wife.

East Hampton Village

On Sunday morning, Drew Smith, the village’s chief lifeguard, reported vehicles doing “burnouts” and “unsafe starts” in the Main Beach parking lot. Police responded to Mr. Smith that “this agency would be increasing patrols in the area to deter any further incidents.”

An East Hampton woman parked her car on Newtown Lane last Thursday, in front of the Middle School, and returned to find the front driver’s-side window shattered. Surveillance footage revealed that a weed whacker, used a short time earlier by a groundskeeper for the school district, was to blame.

Julio Vasquez’s handicapped-parking placard was stolen from his car in the parking lot of the Pantigo Road CVS on the afternoon of April 25. An officer signed off on the town form Mr. Vasquez needed to get a replacement.

At about 10:30 that night, a 20-year-old homeless man was arrested at the post office. He was charged with trespassing, a violation, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, after an officer saw him in the post office in violation of a prior stay-away order. He was released on his own recognizance on an appearance ticket, and is due to be arraigned in Town Justice Court on Wednesday.


Unable to deliver a package at a South Flint Street residence for four days straight, a FedEx driver called the police on the afternoon of April 26 to make sure everyone there was okay. Officers were told that the family’s dog is not well.


The Soak Hides Dreen nature preserve was the site of an illegal dumping incident on April 25 at about 5:30 p.m. Police received a call about a black GMC truck seen backing in to the wooded area and dumping leaves and garden debris. The truck was gone by the time an officer arrived, and the Highway Department was called in to clean up the mess.

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