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MONTAUK—David R. Kent, 39, of East Hampton was arrested by East Hampton Town Police on Montauk Highway near Dune Lane at 1:18 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, in this case cocaine, a misdemeanor. Police said he had a small plastic bag of the white substance in the center console of his car.
<2 Police Text>EAST HAMPTON—Frank A. Cilione, 54, of Springs was charged by East Hampton Town Police with not conspicuously posting a government warning sign near where alcoholic beverages are sold, and with hiring an unregistered security guard, at his property on Three Mile Harbor Road, which is the home of the Spur. Dennis A. Vlismas, 40, of Selden, was charged with working as a security guard without a valid registration. The citations, which are all misdemeanors, were written at the establishment at about midnight on December 1, shortly after an incident that was not reported until several days later in which a 30-year-old East Hampton man was charged with second-degree harassment with physical contact, a violation, at the same address.
<2 Police Text>SPRINGS—Charlene Desmet, 61, of Northwest was charged by East Hampton Town Police with failing to conspicuously post signs as required by state alcohol beverage control law at the Springs Tavern on Fort Pond Boulevard at about 11 p.m. on November 30. According to a police report, an Instagram advertisement was covering a sign or signs. Both citations were misdemeanors.
<2 Police Text>SAG HARBOR—Adrian L. Rodriguez, 41, of Sag Harbor was charged at his home on December 1 at about 12:40 a.m. with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, in what police said was his failure to obey an order of protection issued by East Hampton Town Justice Court. Police said references to a relation through WhatsApp Messenger defied a November 27 order to refrain from any social media contact with another person.
<2 Police Text>SPRINGS—A resident of Isle of Wight Road told East Hampton Town Police on November 26 that he might have been the victim of fraud, having spent $30,000 on a 2016 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which he paid for through eBay with a wire transfer on November 22, and received a copy of the title and photos of the vehicle by email. On November 22, the Springs resident, who’d been promised delivery of the truck, was told that eBay was investigating the incident as fraud, and eBay suggested that he also report it to local police.
<2 Police Text>WAINSCOTT—The Hertz car rental branch at the East Hampton Airport on Daniels Hole Road reported on Wednesday, December 4, that a 2019 Range Rover that was rented on October 16 and due to be returned on October 31 was still missing and had been retained with what turned out to be a fraudulent credit card that had been used to steal other vehicles outside East Hampton Town.
<2 Police Text>EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE—<2 Police Text>Julia M. Hentschel, 23, of Wainscott was arrested by East Hampton Village Police at 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, at police headquarters and charged with two counts of issuing a bad check, theft of services and unlawful possession of a personal identification, all misdemeanors. Police said the incidents took place at John Papas Cafe on Park Place on October 5, October 15 and November 16.
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