Also on the Logs 07.17.14


A window on a Main Street shop was damaged by a vandal sometime between last Thursday night and Friday morning. Madgelena Gubala-Ryzak said she had arrived at Vernacular on Friday to discover the damage, which may have been caused by a BB gun. The window will cost $1,000 to replace, she told police.
Someone spray-painted over the numbered markers used as reference points by emergency responders on the beach in the area of Albert’s Landing Road late last month. Police said the signs would have to be replaced.

East Hampton

A wallet was stolen from a Bedford, N.Y., woman’s purse, which was hanging from her shoulder at Finale East Hampton on Three Mile Harbor Road early Sunday morning. Someone who works at the nightclub later found Laurie Sadove’s missing wallet, without $200 and her debit card.

East Hampton Village

A 15-year-old had his bicycle stolen from the Main Beach pavilion bike rack. The teenager valued the mountain bike at $600.

Responding to a noise complaint on Newtown Lane Friday evening, police discovered an art show in progress, with music playing that was “not in violation of the noise ordinance.”

Police were summoned to a Mill Hill Lane house on the morning of July 7 following a report of a barking dog. “Upon arrival, nobody was home. The dog was outside in the backyard, just lying down. Everything was quiet,” the officer wrote in his report.

Another barking-dog complaint sent police to a Buell Lane house last Thursday evening. When police arrived, the caller said that the dog had stopped barking, but that the noise had been “coming from the house next door,” an officer said. He then “checked area, unable to hear a dog barking.”


Three surfboards were reported stolen last Thursday from the Montauk Shores Condominiums trailer park. Deanna Baker-Hansen told police that of the three boards, the most valuable, which she priced at $1,200, was a checked black-and-pink surfboard. The other two — one yellow, the other striped yellow, red, and blue — were valued at $300 each.

A driver’s-side window of a maroon 1972 Volkswagen bus was reported smashed last week. Whitney Verraneault told police she had parked the vintage bus on East Lake Drive on July 8 and then discovered the damage last Thursday. She said nothing was taken from inside.

A teal-colored vintage Spaceliner bicycle was reported stolen last week. Its owner, Anne McCurdy, told police that she had left it outside Swallow East restaurant a little before midnight on July 8 and that when she returned the next morning to retrieve it, it was gone. She said it would cost $500 to replace.

At another restaurant, the Sloppy Tuna, a patron discovered that his wallet containing $120 was missing from his loose sweatshirt pocket on June 25. Jan Dalecky told police the wallet also had his ID and Social Security cards in it.

Sag Harbor

The renter of a business space across the street from the Sag Harbor Police Department headquarters reported that she had received a visit either Sunday or early Monday morning from a trespasser with criminal mischief in mind. Anne Sanford told police that a piece of art on display had been tampered with, and bottles of her handmade perfumes had been scattered about. The owner of the space told police that he has had several renters there recently before Ms. Sanford, and that he had not changed the security code on the alarm in some time.

A Rector Street resident told police that a rock wall in front of her house had been vandalized during the early morning hours of July 9 and that there were empty beer cans and garbage scattered about. An officer confirmed the report from Mary Lynne McCabe, who said there was an ongoing post-midnight problem with patrons of a nearby bar being disorderly. She asked for extra police patrols.

An anonymous caller complained about a loud guitar on Main Street Saturday night. Police investigated, but “said music was off,” an officer reported.


Police were summoned to the Pig Pen Produce farm stand on Three Mile Harbor Road on July 6 regarding a harassment complaint. Regina L. Carvis said that a man became irate over the corn she was selling, and she felt compelled to ask him to leave the farm stand. Police did not say what the man did next, but it was of a physical nature, alarming Ms. Carvis  enough to lead her to dial 911.

The shingles on a Lincoln Avenue house were stained after someone threw eggs at them, Joseph Gonzalez reported on June 30.

Two bicycles were stolen from the Maidstone Park bike rack Friday morning. Theresa Roden told police she and a companion were leading training for a triathlon and had left the bikes unattended for one hour. One of the bikes is a green Huffy with a tan seat and a small white sticker that says, “Anna.” The other is a white Giant brand, women’s style, with a sticker reading, “Christian.”


Fifteen minutes was all it took for a Miu Miu handbag, concealed beneath the driver’s seat in a 2005 BMW, to be stolen in the parking lot at the end of Beach Lane Sunday morning. Renee Ratzman told police that the bag, valued at $1,200, had a Bottega Vineta wallet in it, said to be worth $1,500, as well as $1,500 in cash. She had gone down to the beach at 9:30 and had returned to the car at 9:45, only to discover the theft.