On the Police Logs - 05.05.11

Amagansett
Vivian Moss of Treasure Island Drive reported on April 19 that someone had removed copper pipes from her outdoor shower. Ms. Moss said a friend of her grandson’s spending the night there remembered hearing noises on April 9.
Christine Martin, the manager at Bayberry Nursery on Montauk Highway, reported on April 25 that six plants were taken from gardens on the northeast part of the property. Police said a security camera at the adjacent Capital One Bank caught a dark-colored pickup truck making a U-turn after the theft.


East Hampton
A sign was reported stolen from the split-rail fence along Janette Goodstein’s driveway on Rose Avenue on Saturday, the theft having taken place sometime during the previous week. The sign, green with white lettering, read, “Rose Ave. Private.”
Carl Ballreich of Boatheader’s Lane returned to his Chevrolet Venture on Sunday morning to find the rear window shattered. Nothing was taken from inside. He said the damage would cost $260 to repair. In a previous incident, a side window was broken. Mr. Ballreich said neighbors at the Whalebone Apartments might be responsible.
Jamie Pillco of Lotus Avenue reported on April 19 that sometime in the previous day three of the tires on his 2004 Hyundai Sante Fe were deflated.


East Hampton Village
An East Hampton Village police dispatcher got in touch with the Long Island Power Authority on April 25 after an officer reported that a Suffolk Cement truck had pulled down a low-hanging utility wire. The power authority said it would send a crew to repair a support wire and replace the rotting pole.
Lost in the fog at Two Mile Hollow Beach at about 7 p.m. on April 25, a woman hailed an officer on patrol. The officer gave her a ride back to her car, which was parked on Old Beach Lane.
Last Thursday shortly after 6 p.m., police responded to another fog-related call, this one from a Further Lane residence where a man was seen peering through a gate. An officer found a man walking near Spaeth Lane. He said he had been at the beach but had become turned around in the fog. After the conversation, the man was pointed in the right direction and sent on his way.


Montauk
Carlos Nieves was setting up his computer at the Wave Inn on Elmwood Avenue on April 25 when his iPhone was stolen from the hotel counter. The Amagansett resident alleged that two people who had entered the hotel to apply for summer work stole it. Police questioned them and they were allowed to leave.
On Saturday, someone sprayed orange paint on the outside wall of the public restrooms at South Edison Street and South Emerson Avenue. The scrawl identified Tom Talmage, a town engineer, and provided a number for the town’s engineering department. The incident was discussed in executive session at a recent town board meeting.


Springs
Karen McCaffrey of Manor Lane reported on April 27 that sometime between April 15 and April 24, while she was away on vacation, two screen windows at her house were cut and unlocked, but not removed. She told police it appeared that no one had gone inside.