On the Police Logs 08.04.11

Amagansett
Ahmed Yasir of Bellmore said James E. Rehlaender III’s car hit the passenger-side mirror of his on Main Street on Saturday. Mr. Rehlaender compensated Mr. Yasir for the broken mirror at the scene.
Yanilsa Munoz said that someone scratched the entire length of her car’s passenger side, to the tune of $500 in damage, while it was parked on Maidstone Road on Sunday.
Someone threw a two-by-four piece of wood through a window at Miss Amelia’s Cottage Museum on Main Street either Saturday or Sunday, according to Peter Garnham, the president of the Amagansett Historical Association’s board. He put the damage at $750.
After filling up his red, mint-condition, late-1960s-model Corvette Stingray with $29.63 worth of gas on Sunday, a man left the Gulf station on Montauk Highway without paying, Scott Raynor reported.


East Hampton
An East Hampton Town recycling center sticker, valued at $100, was removed from a car belonging to Lynn Ronchetto of Jonathan Drive sometime between July 6 and July 20.
A Panasonic camera said to be worth $537 and $2 in change were taken from a parked vehicle on July 24 or July 25. The owner, Abba Tor of Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., had parked the vehicle in the Sherrill Road driveway of Janine Mozes.
Christian Westergard reported that his Nikon camera, valued at $400, was taken from his car parked in his driveway on Cedar Court between July 25 and the following day.
After John Obando of Riverhead parked his car on Hardscrabble Court last Thursday, a man told him it was his spot and shoved him.


East Hampton Village
Valerie Smith of Southampton reported that a man called her names on Newtown Lane on July 25. She said she heard him tell someone on the phone that he spit on her car. The man had stared at her while walking in front of her car, she told police, and she called him a name. He reportedly followed her into a restaurant after she parked the car and proceeded to insult her.
An iPhone valued at $649 and belonging to Helena Flecker-Grossman of Springs was taken from her towel at Wiborg’s Beach on July 25.
Richard Swanson, the caretaker of Steve Holland’s house on Main Street, informed police on July 27 that the house had been hit by thrown eggs on the previous two nights. There were remains of two eggs on the side of the house and a pink substance on the second story.
A deer was reported to have been stuck in a gate on Sarah’s Way on July 27.
Doris Meister took her purchase from Dylan’s Candy Bar in with her to the movie theater on Main Street on July 27. A manager confiscated her candy and told Ms. Meister that signs in the theater specifically forbid outside food or drink. She was informed that her candy would be returned after the movie.
Isabel Furlaud of East Dune Lane spotted a raccoon under her deck on July 27. By the time police arrived it was gone.
A sick raccoon took a dip in the pool at Scott Hinson’s house on Highway Behind the Pond last Thursday. Police found the raccoon by the side of the pool and called several wildlife agencies, but none responded, so an officer euthanized the animal.
An officer saw a water bottle get tossed from a car near Pantigo Road and North Main Street last Thursday. The 17-year-old driver from Stony Brook was issued a violation for littering.
Maureen Tokeson-Martin told police on Saturday that Peter Lucas, a driver for Amagansett Taxi, said he would charge her $12 for a trip from the beach to the village but then charged $20 upon arrival. The two later agreed upon the original fare.
Madeleine Meehan of Jericho Close Lane complained about construction noise coming from Russell Simmons’s house on that street on Sunday. Police determined that tables and chairs were being loaded onto a truck from a party the night before.


Montauk
Jorun Aartun of Norway reported that while she was sleeping on the beach on Friday afternoon near the Sloppy Tuna, her Persol sunglasses, which she said were worth $390, were stolen.
George Shiminski of Duryea Avenue reported that a customer at the Star Island Yacht Club Road harassed him over the phone on July 21. Police left a phone message for the customer.
On Soundview Drive, a bulletin board and three signs — “No Lifeguard on Duty,” “No Dogs Allowed,” and “Private Beach” — were broken on July 21 or the day after, according to Casimiro Foglia, the president of the Soundview Beach Association. The signs were estimated to be worth $350 in all.


Springs
Teak lounge chairs, an extension cord, and an aluminum chair, together valued at $2,025, were stolen between May 24 and May 27 from the deck at Mark Birnbaum’s house on Three Mile Harbor Road.
Shelley Peters of King’s Point Road said that a stack of firewood, which she valued at $300, was taken from her fenced-in backyard sometime between July 15 and last Thursday.
There was a fire at Kim McGarvey’s house on Hog Creek Road on Friday. Springs Fire Department volunteers determined that an overheated boiler in the basement was the cause.


Wainscott
Justin Guerra of Southampton reported that front and rear windows on his car were shattered on July 26 while it was parked along Montauk Highway. He estimated the damage at $740.