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On the Police Logs 04.11.24

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 11:17

Amagansett

Anyone who’s missing a green-and-black Huffy Rock Creek bicycle should inquire with the town police, who picked up an abandoned bike of that description on the afternoon of April 3 at the Bayberry Garden Center.

Seven people were ticketed Saturday morning for traffic violations, and one person was arrested for unlicensed driving, during a police enforcement detail on Abraham’s Path near Asa’s Path.

That night at around 10, a 21-year-old Amagansett man was cited for having an open can of alcohol, a bottle of Heineken beer, at Sportime.

East Hampton

Police responded to the I.G.A. shortly after 5 p.m. on April 1 after the manager called in a report of an “unwanted guest.” After an investigation, a 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with two counts of petty larceny: one for taking 24 cans of beer and leaving without paying for them; the other for taking a white Huffy bicycle that did not belong to him. He was released on his own recognizance to await a court date.

On Saturday night, police showed up at a house on Floyd Street in response to a neighbor’s complaint about an “open burn.” Officers determined all was compliant with town code safety requirements.

East Hampton Village

Police were summoned last Thursday afternoon to Park Place, where a caller reported seeing a car with its trunk open. An officer shut the trunk door “with no further incident.”

Montauk

Suspected of camping illegally on M.T.A. property on Industrial Road, a 50-year-old man from Pine Bush, N.Y., was told by police on Friday morning to vacate the area immediately.

Northwest Woods

Early last Thursday — the morning after a big overnight storm — police officers and a fire department chief worked together to move live wires that had come down across Cosdrew Lane. The power was out at the nearest house as well, and PSEG was called in to handle the situation.

Springs

A conflict involving a Maidstone Park Road resident and the owner of a nearby restaurant erupted on the afternoon of March 30. The resident accused the owner of not having a proper work permit for the septic system installation currently under way. Police determined there was a permit, and that it was properly posted, and advised the resident that the conflict “did not constitute harassment” on the part of the restaurant owner.

Wainscott

“A subject in a hoodie made a mess of the restaurant” around midnight on April 2, according to a report made later that morning by an employee of the Red Door Asian Bistro. Police found that someone had rummaged through its dumpster, but had not actually entered the building or broken

State Grants to Boost Police Technology

New York State has awarded a total of $127 million to county sheriffs and town and village police departments across the state, with thousands of dollars expected to land in the hands of police agencies here.

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Two Face Felony Drunken-Driving Charges

Town police have leveled new drunken-driving charges in separate incidents against two East Hampton men who were convicted of the crime within the last 10 years, which elevates the charges to felonies.

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Large Van Strikes Train Overpass on Cove Hollow Road

A large van struck the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Cove Hollow Road on Thursday afternoon, shutting the roadway and delaying train traffic at the height of rush hour.

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Sailors Undeterred After Rescue Off Montauk

A pair of sailors who paid an unexpected visit to Montauk last month said from Brooklyn on Friday that they plan to continue their voyage down the East Coast despite an April 24 rescue off Montauk’s downtown ocean beach.

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