On the Police Logs 04.11.13

East Hampton Village

A Three Mile Harbor Road resident was caught dumping household trash into an East Hampton Village garbage can last Thursday. The man was issued a summons for dumping, as well as a parking ticket, and then had to haul his trash away.

Police received a report of a driver of a 2002 Honda Odyssey “messing with the gas pump” at the Getty station at the intersection of Woods and Toilsome Lanes around midnight on Friday. The gas station was closed at the time. The call was made by someone monitoring the station’s surveillance cameras. Police caught up to the Honda and its driver at the Hess gas station in Wainscott, where he said he didn’t know the Getty station was closed.

An unidentified caller reported a Dumpster blocking traffic on Lily Pond Lane last week. The investigating officer said the Dumpster was being picked up, and that traffic was flowing well.

Another anonymous caller reported a possible drunken driver headed east on Main Street Saturday morning. Police caught up with the car at Newtown Lane and found the driver to be sober. The woman said she hadn’t done anything to cause concern.


A kayak was reported missing last week from Bill Akin’s property on Flanders Road. The red Old Town double-seat kayak disappeared some time during the winter months.

A late-model Toyota Tacoma belonging to John Chimples of Deforest Road was scratched by a vandal after Mr. Chimples had parked it in “various locations” in downtown Montauk on Saturday afternoon. The scratches in the truck’s finish will cost about $250 to repair, police estimated.

Sag Harbor

Fists were flying at the Corner Bar last week. Police responded to a report of a fight a little before midnight on April 3, when two male combatants reportedly punched each other in the face. Order was restored, and police noted that the belligerents were polite to the officers.

Albert Henriques went to his car, parked on Long Island Avenue, on the morning of March 30 only to find that the loose change inside had been stolen.

A Sag Harbor woman told police that a silver Mercedes-Benz S.U.V. was tailgating her on Sunday morning on Sage Street. She pulled over to let the vehicle pass, but discovered that its driver was also parking. When the driver, a man about 40 years old, got out, he screamed profanities at her.