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On the Police Logs 09.14.23

Thu, 09/14/2023 - 10:39


Andy Sabin’s 2023 Land Rover went missing from the parking lot of the South Fork Country Club on the evening of Sept. 1. Later that night, Eve France of Springs phoned the police to say she’d accidentally taken the wrong car home, and returned to the club in Mr. Sabin’s vehicle to retrieve her own.

Tyler Bucher of Abraham’s Path found a note on his front door shortly before midnight on Sept. 2 from a woman who wrote that she knew the house’s previous owner and could she please take the decorative anchor that currently sits in front of his house. He called police to have the incident documented.

Just after 3 a.m. on Sept. 4, police ticketed three people for drinking in public at the Sportime facility on Abraham’s Path. Police called a cab for one of them, a Springs man who was also charged with public urination. The cabbie called back a short time later to report the man had left his wallet, cellphone, and other personal property in the cab.


East Hampton

A call to the police for a possible vehicle fire resulted in an unlicensed driving citation for a Sag Harbor woman after her car broke down on Stephen Hand’s Path on the morning of Sept. 3. It turned out the radiator line had broken. The car was towed to Fireplace Auto.

Firefighters put out a grease fire in a backyard barbecue grill at a Dune Alpin Drive house on the afternoon of Sept. 6.


East Hampton Village

A 74-year-old patron of the East Hampton Y.M.C.A. RECenter reported the theft of about $80 from his wallet, which had been in a padlocked locker while he was using the facility on Saturday afternoon.



A commercial license plate and a Westhampton Beach Fire Department captain’s plate were turned in as found property at the South Embassy Street precinct on the morning of Sept. 5. The plates’ owner came to get them the next day.

Multiple first-responder agencies, including the town police and harbormasters, Coast Guard personnel, Montauk Fire Department, ocean rescue volunteers, and state parks police, took part in a search-and-rescue training off the newly finished revetment of the Lighthouse last Thursday afternoon. “The purpose of the drill was to familiarize water safety personnel with the layout and challenges of access to the area,” according to an official report.

Nicholas Jarboe reported his 2015 Honda Accord missing from his Bayberry Road driveway last Thursday morning. An investigation revealed that a moving company had come overnight and picked up the wrong car. Mr. Jarboe’s Honda was located in New Jersey and was en route back to Montauk when last heard of.


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