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Arrest Reports For Week Of September 24

WAINSCOTT — A resident of Weston, Connecticut called East Hampton Town Police on September 4 at 12:52 p.m. to report the theft of $2,150 after she told police she had been scammed into thinking she was renting a home in North Haven. According to the police report, the woman transferred $2,150 to an individual claiming to be a homeowner of a Woodland Drive, North Haven residence. When she arrived at the residence on September 3, she was informed by the real owner that she had been scammed and that the house was not for rent. She was in touch with her bank and with Southampton Town Police, but advised to make a report to East Hampton Town Police for reimbursement.

MONTAUK — A 33-year-old Bay Shore woman called Town Police on September 6 to report the theft of a purse from an apartment on West Lake Drive. According to the police report, she remembers seeing it in her upstairs bedroom at 4 p.m. before going out to dinner with her boyfriend at 5 p.m. When she returned at 8:45 p.m., she noticed her purse was missing. After canvassing the area, her boyfriend found the purse, empty on the ground near the entrance of the complex near a parked, gray pickup truck.

MONTAUK — Davis Alyvia Eames, 20, of East Hampton, was arrested By East Hampton Town Police on September 7 at 10:53 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor. According to police, at 9:05 p.m., they found Ms. Eames in possession of seven, individually boxed THC cartridges with “FAT DONALDs/100 mg THC written on each box and six individually packaged THC infused gummy ropes. The items, police said, were found in a fanny pack around her waist at the time of her arrest. She was released after being issued an appearance ticket.

MONTAUK — A light blue Hayden Shapes surfboard, valued at $750, was taken out of the back of a truck owned by a Glen Head resident on Saturday, September 19, East Hampton Town Police said. According to the police report, the surfboard was reported stolen around 9 p.m. The victim said the truck was parked on South Euclid Avenue between Tauk and White’s Pharmacy on the southside of the roadway when the theft occurred.

EAST HAMPTON — On September 13, at 9:03 p.m., a West Drive resident told police a cyclist rode by him, struck him in the face and kept riding while he was walking down Cedar Street. The resident did not want to pursue charges and was uninjured after the incident.

EAST HAMPTON — Eriberto Cruz, 30, of Brooklyn, was arrested by Town Police on September 14 at 2 a.m. and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, after pulling him over on Pantigo Place. According to police, at about 1:10 a.m., police said they found Mr. Cruz in possession of Percocet and found a zip lock bag in the passenger floor area of a black 2016 Honda sedan he was in that police said field tested positive for marijuana. He was released after being issued an appearance ticket.

EAST HAMPTON — A 45-year-old East Hampton resident called Town Police on September 14 to report a case of fraud. According to the police report, the woman met a man on Instagram, who said he wanted to send her a gift that included expensive shoes and bags. On September 9, the man told her the gift should be arriving shortly, and on September 12, she received a phone call from a person identifying themselves as an employee of JFK International Airport, who said in order to receive the package she would need to wire $1,500 to an undisclosed account. She wired the money, and then received a call from another man, also identifying himself as an employee at JFK, who said he opened the package and found diamonds and gold. She became suspicious and called police. Due to a lack of funds, the first wire transfer did not go through and she was advised to contact her bank and stop all communication.

SPRINGS — Wilson Leonel Manuel-Quisque, 34, of East Hampton, was arrested by Town Police on Thursday, September 17, at 4:31 p.m. and charged with driving without a court mandated interlock device, a misdemeanor. He was released after being issued an appearance ticket.

MONTAUK — Ethan Ernest Nelson, 29, and Mark M. Pentangelo, 27, both of Hartsdale, New York, were arrested by Town Police on Saturday, September 19, at 10:22 p.m. and each charged with criminal trespass in the second degree and criminal mischief with intent to damage property, both misdemeanors. According to police, at approximately 9:34 p.m., Mr. Nelson and Mr. Pentangelo entered a home on Beech Street without permission and in gaining access to the residence knocked down green metal landscaping fencing with a value of $50. They were released on an appearance ticket.

HAMPTON BAYS — A Stony Well Court resident told Southampton Town Police on September 14 that he heard a brick crash through the back window of a truck. He was inside the house when he heard a crashing sound, followed by the sound of a car driving away.

NORTH SEA — A resident of Raynor Road said he heard a noise between 11 p.m. and midnight on September 13, then checked his vehicle to find the rear windows of both his and another family member’s vehicles windows broken out.

SHINNECOCK HILLS — An Inlet Road resident told Southampton Police that vandals split the wooden post that her mailbox rests on. She discovered the damage on September 14.

HAMPTON BAYS — Sometime fired a BB gun into the window and door at a store on Montauk Highway on September 15, causing $1,200 in damage, according to Southampton Town Police.

WATER MILL — Someone stole four rims with tires from a dealership on Montauk Highway, Southampton Town Police reported on September 15.

HAMPTON BAYS — A Greenleaf Road resident called Southampton Town Police on September 17 reporting that someone stole her “Trump 2020” yard sign from her front yard.

HAMPTON BAYS — A Kyle Road resident was the victim of a rental scam, Southampton Town Police said. He reported that he saw a house for rent on Craigslist and contacted the supposed landlord, who promised to hold the house for a $2,100 security binder. The man sent the money, then visited the house, where the resident informed him the place was not for rent.

HAMPTON BAYS — Someone cut through a wall to get to the ATM machine inside a building at Meschutt County Park, Southampton Town Police learned on September 17. The ATM machine was damaged as well, but had been emptied and didn’t contain any money when the would-be burglar struck.

RIVERSIDE — A Northwoods Lane resident believes someone used her social security number to obtain a $24,000 loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration, she reported to Southampton Town Police on September 19.

SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — Southampton Village Police were called to a Jobs Lane shop on September 17 by a business owner who reported someone had thrown a rock through his store’s window, smashing it. Nothing was stolen, police said.

SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — On September 19, a resident of County Road 39A told Southampton Village Police that two days prior, two men stole two bicycles, valued at a combined $1,000, from his residence.

SAG HARBOR — A garbage truck hit a vehicle parked on Brandywine Drive and then left the scene of the accident on September 14 between 11 a.m. and noon, according to a Village Police report filed that day.

SAG HARBOR — Village Police received a report of a dog in distress in a car on Hampton Street on September 14 around 3:41 p.m. Police said they found a bulldog in the vehicle with all four windows slightly open. The dog, police said, was not in distress and the owner arrived shortly after police did.

SAG HARBOR — A mother reported that her juvenile daughter was the subject of social media exploitation between September 1 and September 15. The woman reported to Village Police on September 16 that her daughter had been tagged on another picture posted on social media.

SAG HARBOR — A man became disgruntled while in line at a Long Island Avenue business and threw his drink onto the floor and left, prompting a call to Village Police on September 16 around 2 p.m. The store employee said the man was known to work at a nearby construction crew and was advised to contact police should he come back to the store.

SAG HARBOR — A kayaker was reported missing to Village Police on September 16 at 4:37 p.m., prompting wide-scale response by a variety of agencies. A 54 -year-old man reported to police that he and his 50-year-old wife kayaked out of Shelter Island when she became tired. He continued on and later became distressed when he could not find her. He told police that she may have returned to Shelter Island in a weakened state, according to the police report. The village’s Marine One vessel was deployed and Suffolk County Aviation, Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps, the Coast Guard and East Hampton Marine Patrol were dispatched to find the woman, who was safely discovered on a launch ramp on Ninevah Beach, near their home.

SAG HARBOR — A New York resident reported to Village Police that someone hit and damaged her 2018 black Audi while it was parked in a lot on Long Island Avenue on September 16, around 5:50 p.m. Police canvassed the area looking for whoever hit the car but were unable to find anyone and the cameras on a nearby building facing the lot were not working at the time of the accident.

SAG HARBOR — A sinking 41-foot Formula boat in a Marine Park boat slip prompted response by the village Harbor Master and police on Thursday, September 17, between 3 and 5 p.m. Sea Tow was called after the owner was contacted and brought the vessel to a nearby marina.

SAG HARBOR — On Friday, September 18, at 2:54 p.m., a Bluff Point Road resident reported finding the glass sliding door to her basement had been shattered. Police said the outside pane of the door, valued at $1,000, was smashed, but that it appeared no one had entered the residence.

SAG HARBOR — A Main Street resident called police on Friday, September 18, around 5 p.m. to report a workout class taking place next to his residence. Police found a vehicle nearby with the doors open playing music and conducting a fitness class. The owner of the vehicle agreed to turn down the music.

SAG HARBOR — On Saturday, September 19, at 11:45 a.m., a Village Police officer patrolling the area under the Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Bridge reported finding obscene graffiti on the village side of the bridge.

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