On the Police Logs 05.02.13


An East Hampton woman, Vaughan Allentuck, left her handbag in a shopping cart at the IGA Supersaver store on April 10 and drove away. When she returned, the bag was gone. It contained $200 and numerous credit cards, one of which, police learned, was used minutes later at a gas station. She immediately canceled all the cards. Police report no leads to date.

East Hampton

Paul Giardina, who watches over a property on West Drive, called police last week, complaining that trespassers were riding around the place on all-terrain vehicles. Police went to the property and stopped one of the riders. Mr. Giardina declined to press charges right away but would see what the owners wanted him to do.

A McElnea Street resident, Crystal Vickers, reported on Saturday that someone had used her name and her former address in Wisconsin to take out two bank loans for $810 each. Police are investigating.

Calvin Stewart of Tub Oarsman’s Road reported on April 17 that someone had made unauthorized purchases totaling over $200 from an online business, gilt.com, using his credit card. Mr. Stewart has canceled the card.

East Hampton Village

The manager of the Lily Pulitzer shop on Newtown Lane called police on April 22 to say that the manager of Michael Kors, also on Newtown, had come in, “and in a threatening manner, told her to stop interviewing his employees for jobs at her store.” He waved “his finger in her face several times during the argument,” she told police. She asked that they warn the man not to return to the store or he would be charged with trespassing, which they did.

A Springs woman left a blue wallet on the counter at the YMCA-RECenter on April 22 and it was gone when she returned. She has canceled her credit cards.

Twenty-eight town and village parking stickers, 14 of each, were stolen from the manager’s office at the Hedges Inn sometime in the last three months. Ann Clark, the manager, reported the theft last week.
Two bicycle riders from Sag Harbor told police they were forced off the road on Dunemere Lane Saturday morning by the driver of a gray S.U.V. The pair later caught up with the man outside the East Hampton IGA and got into a brief argument, after which, they said, he apologized.

The manager of 2F Gallery on Newtown Lane reported damage to the front door frame last week. Police said the damage did not appear to extend to the lock.


A Flamingo Court house and garage were broken into during the winter months, Russell Fordham told police last week. The trespassers smashed through glass doors to get inside, though nothing appeared to be missing.

Matthew Santich of Fort Pond Road complained early last week that someone had flattened  the tires on his white Chevy pickup truck. Police have opened an investigation.