Police

Amagansett Someone took Richard Sullivan’s license plate from his car and swapped it with Edward Kleban’s during the night of Aug. 28, when the cars were parked on Bluff Road; the incident was reported last Thursday. Both men live...

Amagansett An unwanted caller phoned Paul Del Favero’s mother and showed up at her house several times between Aug. 21 and Sept. 6. Mr. Del Favero, of Abram’s Landing Road, and his mother both told him to stop, and police strongly...

Amagansett A man pretending to be the grandson of Teresa and William Praetorius of Captain’s Walk phoned them and said he had had a motorcycle accident in Madrid and needed $4,700 in U.S. currency. The couple complied and sent the money...

East Hampton A graphite fishing pole with a Shimano Stradic 4000 Reel, valued at $300, was snatched from the back of Thomas McMahon’s parked pickup at his Boatheader’s Lane house on Aug. 23. Ian Kelleher of Knoll Lane saw a man...

Amagansett A section of fence and eight 55-gallon garbage pails with lids, total value $588, were damaged at Indian Wells Beach on the night of Aug. 16. Richard Webb, an East Hampton Town Parks Department employee who reported the damage, said a...

Amagansett A Body Tech business sign on Main Street, valued at $500, was destroyed on the night of Aug. 14. An employee, Aldi Binoli, reported the damage. East Hampton Two lime-green bikes and a blue one, together valued at $600, were taken...

East Hampton Shanette Cohen of Atlantic Street said someone shot her house seven times on Friday with a paintball gun. Two padlocked bikes valued at $300 were taken from Giacomo Gambino’s backyard on Cedar Drive between Aug. 1 and last...
   A man and a teenager were arrested on July 19, East Hampton Town police said, after a search of a Montauk house turned up an indoor marijuana-growing operation and a stolen handgun.    The identity of the youth was not...

Ahmed Yasir of Bellmore said James E. Rehlaender III’s car hit the passenger-side mirror of his on Main Street on Saturday. Mr. Rehlaender compensated Mr. Yasir for the broken mirror at the scene.
    The reward for finding who pierced Pierce — the nickname bestowed on a turtle that was found in Sag Harbor on July 5 with a tenpenny nail pushed all the way through his carapace and belly — just got bigger.  ...
    A beach-identification numbering system put into place this year — the result of efforts by the Amagansett Beach Safety Advisory Committee —came into play twice over the weekend, when 911 callers were able to...

Amagansett John Dunne of Southampton reported that someone took a 2.5-horsepower outboard motor from a sharpie fishing boat at the Lazy Point Road boat ramp on Friday. The boat belongs to the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery, and the motor...

Amagansett Two hundred dollars was taken from the register at Whitmore’s nursery and flower shop on Montauk Highway between Friday and Saturday, according to Chini Alarco. Several people in the store and a few employees had access to the...