Catherine Casey, the East Hampton Housing Authority manager, reported graffiti last Thursday. The bus stop station and two other places at the Accabonac Apartments were spray-painted.
East Hampton Village
Village residents and their guests were on especially good behavior last week, if the weekly police report is any indication. For the first time in Chief Gerard Larsen’s memory, the week saw not a single arrest.
A seal was reported in distress on Saturday east of the entrance to Main Beach. An officer found the animal, which seemed to be in fine fettle, although the Riverhead Marine Foundation was notified. The police later got another call about the same seal. The marine foundation did come and check, and agreed with the officer.
A Mill Hill Lane woman found a hand-held spotlight and a bicycle lock at the jitney stop last week. The items are now in the lost and found at police headquarters.
Two Montauk men, Charles Stepheni and Michael Lavery, had a dispute last week about how much the former owed the latter, and Mr. Stepheni called police, who told the two men not to contact each other anymore and to settle their differences in small claims court.
A cable box shorted and caught on fire at the Mulford Avenue house where Peter Germane lives. East Hampton firefighters responded quickly, and put the small fire out with an extinguisher.
Police were called to Joel’s Lane last Thursday, where a wild turkey was stuck in a fence. Police brought the bird to Veterinary Clinic of East Hampton where it had to be put down.
David Shelan was placing large rocks on the beach in front of a North Haven house to prevent erosion when he found a stick of dynamite stuck among the rocks. He drove it to headquarters. Later, the county bomb squad took it to Havens Beach and defused the potentially explosive situation.
Paul Chrystal of Guernsey Lane returned to the house Saturday for the first time since fall to find his Samsung big-screen TV, valued at $700, had been stolen. It was not clear from the police report whether there were signs of forced entry.
The co-owner of Sam’s Auto Service on Three Mile Harbor Road, Brian Raab, reported last Thursday that a new book of safety stickers, as well as a new book of safety emission stickers, had been stolen. Police are investigating.
A Fanning Avenue woman, Alyssa Wilder, told police on April 4 that sometime in the previous 36 hours, someone had taken a knife to a seat of her car, which was parked on the street.
Earlier this month, Joe Lombardi of Dorset Road reported, someone made unauthorized purchases using his Bridgehampton National Bank card number. He had bought gas at the Mobil station in Amagansett on the same day the out-of-state purchases totaling almost $500 were made. He has cancelled the card.