On the Police Logs 12.06.12


Arthur Seekamp of Brent’s General Store told police last Friday morning that a customer became so angry that there was a $10 minimum to use a credit card in the store that he punched a window pane in the door, breaking it, before fleeing the premises. Mr. Seekamp estimated damage at $200.

Christopher Arbia of New Sunshine Builders reported last Thursday that someone had cut the Cablevision cord coming from an electric pole outside the business, which Mr. Arbia’s company uses for Internet service. Cablevision said it would repair the cut line free of charge.

East Hampton

An East Hampton woman was dancing in the basement at a house party on Crystal Drive at about 3 a.m. on Nov. 25 when another woman came up and scratched her on the face, she told police. She said she did not know who her assailant was, but promised to contact police if she saw her again.

East Hampton Village

A call came in to 911 last week reporting heavy black smoke coming from the Middle School chimney. East Hampton Fire Department volunteers and police officers converged on the school and discovered that the smoke had come from a faulty boiler and there was no need for alarm.

Sag Harbor

Taylor Dunn called police on Nov. 27 to say that a man in a black Ford pickup truck had followed her car as she drove away from the post office. The man, who was described as white and in his middle 60s, stopped behind her, she said, and began yelling at her, apparently upset by a bumper sticker on the back of her car reading “Co-exist.” He shouted at her, she told police, screaming “‘You must be kidding, with your bumper sticker with a Muslim emblem!’” He then drove off.

Police received a call late Saturday night reporting a group of men, all dressed in tuxedos, singing loudly in the street in front of the American Hotel. After police arrived the group dispersed without incident.


A Briarcroft Drive woman left her house for an hour or so and returned to find that someone had been smoking marijuana in the garage, she told police on the afternoon of Nov. 24.