On the Police Logs 01.23.14

East Hampton

Catherine Casey, executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, told police last Thursday that at the end of a board meeting a resident had kissed her, adding that the kiss was unexpected and unwelcome. After several efforts to reach the man, police were able to contact him Sunday afternoon. He told them that after “concluding a productive meeting, [he] gave each and every member a hug.” Police warned him to have no more physical contact with Ms. Casey.

A Montauk teenager who is a student at East Hampton High School had her wallet stolen from her backpack while she was working out after school on Jan. 7. She told police she did not discover the theft until the next morning, and that she was out $50 and a card showing a $12 credit.

East Hampton Village

A New Jersey man chose the post office as the location of a protest on Jan. 13, holding up a sign showing President Obama’s face with a mustache added. A New York man kicked the sign over and police were called. The kicker said that “the image upset him.” No charges were filed.

A Hook Pond Lane resident walked into headquarters Monday morning to complain that her neighbor’s dog was constantly attacking her dog. Twice, she said, the animal needed stitches and surgery. She had not called police before because the neighbor had paid for treatment, but now she asked that the other dog be muzzled when outside its fenced-in yard. Its owners were contacted, and told police they had not realized that their dog was climbing the fence. They are installing an electric fence to prevent future attacks.

Police freed a deer whose hind leg was stuck in a fence on Woods Lane on Jan. 13, but the animal would not move, apparently having gone into shock. Animal Rescue was alerted.

A man found a plastic bag with something inside on Railroad Avenue on Jan. 14. He turned it over to police, who found the something to be marijuana.

A black mountain bike was stolen last Thursday morning from the bike rack outside Hampton Bagels on North Main Street.

Police received a report of a man asleep in a sleeping bag under a tree on Baiting Hollow Road Jan 15. Police told the man, who said he was homeless, that he was not allowed to sleep there.

A large fluffy cat, with gray, brown, and black markings, was found dead by the side of the road outside the middle school on Jan. 13.

The mother of an Amagansett teenager complained to police that her son had been beaten up in Herrick Park and that bullying was a problem at his school. The school was not identified in the report.

Police were called to investigate “screams in the area” on Jan. 13, after a man reported seeing a woman on a bicycle turn off Main Street onto David’s Lane and then hearing a scream. Police found no sign of her.


A cab driver leaving her Three Mile Harbor Road house on Jan. 12 to pick up an early-morning fare found a man sleeping in a car parked in front of her house. Maria Vega-Barberra told police she yelled when she saw the man and he ran away. She found nothing missing from the 2008 Chevrolet Suburban, but reported that there was now a blue mountain bicycle on the property that hadn’t been there before.

An East Hampton man discovered last Saturday that the license plates on his 2007 Jeep Wrangler, parked outside his brother’s Ocean Parkway East residence, were missing. He last saw them at Christmastime, he told police. 


Two Open House signs were stolen from the corner of Merriwood Drive and Oakwood Court on New Year’s Day. The theft was reported last week.