$11K in Jewelry Stolen from East Hampton House

Also, two iPods go missing.

Middle Line Highway, East Hampton
Middle Line Highway, East Hampton
The following incidents were reported by East Hampton Town police and East Hampton Village police.


• Prescription sunglasses and prescription reading glasses that were left on a towel at Indian Wells Beach while a woman went swimming on Sept. 19 were taken. The woman, an East Hampton resident, filed a report on Sept. 20. She said she was in the water between 6:15 and 7 p.m. The glasses were worth over $1,600.


• A Middle Highway resident said over $11,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from their house on Sept. 20 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. A pair of diamond earrings and another pair— gold half-carat pave setting earrings — along with a set of gold hoop earrings, a gold cross necklace, and a small black jewelry box containing miscellaneous earring sets were taken in the burglary. There were no signs of forced entry. Detectives are investigating.

• A black iPod Touch, worth about $100, was taken from a room at a house on Route 114 on Sept. 12. The woman said it was taken between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. There was no forced entry to the room. he didn't file a report until Sept. 15. She also reported scratch marks on her vehicle.

• After a security alarm sounded at a house on Buell Lane Extension at about 4:55 a.m., three damaged screens were found. Screens on two doors and one window were cut. Police said it did not appear that entry was made.

• A white iPod Touch and several items of jewelry, along with half the contents of a Piggy Bank, were reported stolen from an apartment above Harbor Grill on Three Mile Harbor Road on Sept. 18. The items went missing between Aug. 28 and Sept. 18, according to the tenant who lives there.


• A 67-year-old Vero Beach, Fla., man and his friend thought a house on Huntting Lane was abandoned, so they were walking around the property taking pictures when the homeowner appeared and started yelling at them. The homeowner, a 79-year-old man waved a wire rake and threw small driveway pebbles at them. The trespassers claimed they were followed as they walked down the street, and they called police because they were worried about the "homeowner's behavior," a police report said. Police tried to speak to the homeowner, who refused to answer the door.

• A 16-year-old boy was walking around Reutershan's lot at about 3:05 a.m. When police stopped to speak to him, he took off running. Two other officers assisted in locating the boy, who ran around the village, in alleyways, and behind the East Hardware store. Police caught him in a side-yard, and he was handcuffed. He told the officers that he used to live in a town with a curfew, so that's why he ran. He was turned over to his father.


• A white Toshiba Satellite laptop computer was stolen from a room at the Rod n'Reel motel on Welles Avenue on Sept. 19 between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Another laptop and cameras were not taken. She said the computer was worth about $700.

• A surf board, green paddle board, and two black paddles, were taken from the back of a pickup truck parked in a driveway on South Emden Road on Sept. 18. They were last seen at about 7 p.m. The victim said they were worth about $700 total.


• When a Church Lane resident woke up on Sept. 19, he found his daughter's 2013 Chevrolet Malibu had been damaged and a heavy-duty hand truck, worth $300, was stolen from his property. The car door's chrome molding was peeled back as if someone was trying to get into it. The damage was estimated at about $400.

• While at Wolfie's Tavern on Sept. 14, a woman put down her cellphone and it was stolen. She used the "Where's my iPhone?" and traced it to a house, but no one was home. She doesn't want to press charges, but would like her phone back, according to a police report.


• Someone painted the exterior fence a a house on Townline Road between Sept. 13 and 16. The caretaker called police.

Nanci e. LaGarenne September 27, 2013 at 10:02 AM
lock the doors, leave the lights on in yards, let the dogs out, get street lamps up in neighborhoods, Town o' Ours, and it is time for Neighborhood Watch!!!


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