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On the Police Logs 08.05.21

The manager of an East Hampton restaurant asked a diner early Saturday evening "to put on shoes, because the restaurant had a shoe policy. He refused and proceeded to seat himself," according to the police report. He left before an officer arrived, but filed a separate report, saying that "he was with his 93-year-old mother in a wheelchair when the manager told him that he was not wearing the right footwear for the establishment and had to leave." He told police he "felt slighted and thought the manager was rude and unreasonable in that he has been a 40-year-customer."

Aug 5, 2021
Locked Out, Sink Running

It was "one of those things," said Pat McKibbin, the owner of Mary's Marvelous in East Hampton, speaking of a flood in the kitchen on the afternoon of July 27 that resembled "a miniature of Niagara Falls."

Aug 5, 2021
Intruder Had a Knife

A stranger found inside a Cove Hollow Road house on the afternoon of July 28 was later charged with criminal possession of a weapon, East Hampton Village police reported this week.

Aug 5, 2021
Drivers Face Drug Charges

Drugs were allegedly involved in at least two arrests last week.

Aug 5, 2021
Driver Was Trapped in Near Head-On Crash Wednesday

An almost-head-on crash late Wednesday morning in East Hampton Town left one driver pinned in his car while the other was able to free himself before first responders arrived on the scene.

Aug 4, 2021
On the Police Logs 07.29.21

When Julie Sweeney opened her ice cream wagon for the day at Ditch Plain Beach on the morning of July 15, "she saw a box of chips had a hole in it, and it was empty." Upon further inspection, she found a hole in a plexiglass window. "It appears that once the window was pried open, the unknown subject(s) slid their hand inside and stole the chips from said box," police reported. An officer found remains of the chips on the floor of the men's bathroom adjacent to the trailer.

Jul 29, 2021
Two Bicyclists Were Injured

Two bicyclists, one of them a teenager who was later treated at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, were hit by cars in recent weeks.

Jul 29, 2021
Accident Near Hook Mill

An accident in East Hampton Village at 5 p.m. last Thursday tied up traffic for a while in the vicinity of North Main Street by Hook Mill Road.

Jul 29, 2021
Unlicensed on the Roads

East Hampton Town police stopped three allegedly unlicensed drivers last week, two in Montauk and the third in East Hampton.

Jul 29, 2021
Treadmill the Culprit in Springs Fire

The East Hampton Town fire marshal's office found a treadmill's electrical cord to be the cause of a fire on the morning of July 20 that "totaled" a Springs house. The treadmill was in the basement, and the electrical cord had been caught under one of its legs.

Jul 28, 2021
Police Seek Information on July 12 Attack in Amagansett

Kenneth Kalbacher of East Hampton was attacked by four men in the parking lot of Amagansett Square, leaving him with a fractured orbital eye socket and broken nose, said police. They were still looking for the assailants earlier this week.

Jul 23, 2021
Train Strikes Pedestrian in Bridgehampton Thursday

A westbound Long Island Rail Road train struck a pedestrian on the tracks near the Bridgehampton station around noon on Thursday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police and the Southampton Town Police Department.

Jul 22, 2021