On the Police Logs 09.27.12

East Hampton
Joan Z. Holden of Accabonac Road was vacationing in Switzerland in August. When she returned at the end of the month she discovered some valuable jewelry missing, including a vintage Georg Jensen pendant, a Jensen ring, and several other pieces, together worth over $1,000. Police have checked East End pawn shops without finding anything and are continuing to investigate.

Graffiti was spray-painted on the front bumper of an East Hampton Town garbage truck parked in the town complex off Pantigo Road during the second week of September. James Frazier reported the vandalism on Sept. 17.

East Hampton Village

A Huntting Lane woman alerted police on Sept. 17 that there was a dead or dying cat in her yard. An officer came and found the animal, dead, and went to get its owner, who took the deceased pet away.

Also on the 17th, a Railroad Avenue man called police, complaining of loud workers. An officer was sent to investigate, but the workers had apparently quieted down.

Natalia Rawska of Riverhead saw a man go into her boyfriend’s unlocked car, parked at the corner of Toilsome and Gingerbread Lanes, on the afternoon of Sept. 18. He removed cash from her purse, which was inside the car, totaling $120. She told police she tried to follow the man but was unable to keep up with him.

Thomas Deangelis of Staten Island walked into police headquarters on Sept. 18 to report that on the previous Sunday, two mountain bikes had been stolen in the Reutershan parking lot from the roof rack of his BMW. One is blue and green, the other black, with a total value placed at over $750.

Charles Lenhart of Springs told police on Sept. 19 that someone had made unauthorized withdrawals in the first half of September from his bank account, using a cash card at the Apple Bank in the village. Police are investigating.
A golden Labrador retriever running loose on Newtown Lane was reported last Thursday morning. The owner was contacted, and she came and retrieved the animal.


Winston Polanco of Montauk told police he’d put down a cellphone on the bench outside Pizza Village last Friday night and someone in a group of men picked it up. When he asked for it back, one of the men struck him in the face. Others, however, gave the phone back to him.

Four Sun Beach Cruiser bicycles, two black and two blue, were stolen in mid-August from the rack at Solé East. They were not locked or chained.

William Akkala of Deforest Road in Ditch Plain reported on Sept. 18 that his deer fence had been vandalized. He said it had happened several times before.

On the night of Sept. 3, Labor Day, Elisabeth Cotter of East Hampton parked a rented 2013 Jeep Patriot on Barclay Court. Somebody damaged the car, she told police, leaving many deep scratches.

An Oyster Shores Road resident, Andrew Conner, had his yellow Hobie Revolution kayak stolen from behind his house, where it had been tied to a bulkhead, sometime between Sept. 9 and Sept. 14. The kayak, which is about three years old, was valued at $2,300.

Sag Harbor

Police responding to a report of a body lying in the road at Noyack and Brick Kiln Roads at 4 a.m. Saturday found a drunken man and gave him a ride home.

A tennis coach at Mashashimuet Park reported finding anti-Semitic and homophobic graffiti written in the gravel.