Mike Dillon of Beechwood Court reported to police on May 3 that while he was mowing and mulching his lawn at around 8 p.m. an irate neighbor began yelling at him about the noise he was making. The neighbor then threw his cigar in Mr. Dillon’s face and shoved him, yelling all the while. Mr. Dillon declined to press charges, and the neighbor promised to apologize.
East Hampton Village
Police issued a number of summonses to garbage truck drivers last week for collecting trash before 7 a.m. Last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday officers ticketed drivers for Jet Sanitation, Winters Brothers, and Norsic Sanitation.
Last Thursday at about 7:45 p.m. an officer noticed a number of vehicles parked along Montauk Highway in a no-stopping zone near the Boathouse restaurant. Thirty summonses were issued. The village fire marshal was called and reported that the restaurant was over its legal capacity by 60 people. Staff members there were told not to let any more patrons inside until the crowd was smaller.
Priscilla Turner phoned police on Saturday morning to report that a golden retriever named Rex was running in traffic on Newtown Lane. The dog was corralled and taken to the East Hampton Veterinary Clinic, where its owner was identified and the two reunited.
Barrett Hawes of Springs-Fireplace Road told police on April 26 that a DVD he was expecting from Netflix was stolen from his mailbox, as had happened three days earlier, when a Netflix wrapper was left on the side of the road. No other mail was stolen, and the post office was notified.