East Hampton Village
A cab driver who picked up a Southampton-bound fare in Amagansett at about 4 a.m. on Dec 2 learned, while driving on Main Street, that the young man had no money. He told the driver he had fallen asleep on the late eastbound train and missed his stop. The driver pulled over and demanded payment. Eventually, the fare’s father drove from Southampton, paid the cab driver, and took his 22-year-old son back home.
Robert Gosman Jr. reported the theft of 12 10-foot longboards last week from a vacant lot on West Lake Extension sometime in late November. He valued the boards at $480.
Two days after police accused her of driving with ability impaired by alcohol and resisting arrest, Eileen Hickey-Hulme reported her Remington shotgun missing from her vehicle, which was parked at the Montauk Marine Basin where she docks her boat. She called back the next day, however, to say she had forgotten that she had left her shotgun with someone to be serviced.
Police sent three officers to Long Wharf Sunday afternoon in advance of the arrival of Santa Claus. Santa arrived at the windmill with no untoward incidents.
Barry Browning, a veterinarian, told police it appeared that skateboarders had damaged stonework outside the Bridge Street animal clinic on Dec. 4. Linda Sylvester, an owner of the ice cream and coffee boutique Sylvester and Company, told police an unspecified amount of cash had been removed from the register last month. Police are investigating.
Jennifer Brooke set her burglar alarm on Friday evening when she left her house, she told police, but found it off when she returned. A check of the house found nothing disturbed.
Police received a report of a road rage incident last week. Ochoa Catalina reported that the male driver of a northbound blue four-door pickup had tailgated her all the way from Sag Harbor Turnpike to her house on Jermain Avenue after she passed him on the turnpike on Nov. 28. He made a hand gesture at her before leaving, she told police, but then returned and parked for awhile across the street from the house.