Police Logs: New Year's Celebration Leads To Fight

Also: Gas, ladder, and power cord among the items reported stolen recently.

East Hampton Town police released the following incident reports for the week of Jan. 7:

• A fight broke out at an East Hampton house on the morning of New Year's Day.

East Hampton Town police were called to the house on Spring Close Highway at about 6:20 a.m. The victim said he had been struck in the face several times. Police said he was bleeding from his nose and may have fractured it.

"Both parties involved were drinking together . . .and both were intoxicated. The offender was highly intoxicated," police said in the report.

The victim was taken to Southampton Hospital for medical attention.

It was not clear why no charges were pressed.

• Two items were reported missing from the Montauk Marine Basin recently.

A 100 foot power cord, worth $1,000, was reported stolen from the West Lake Drive marina on Dec 31. While there were no signs of forced entry, the building had been locked when work ended on Dec. 28, a report stated.

Then on Jan. 3, a 12-foot fiberglass ladder, worth $200, was reported missing.

• The front passenger side window on a 2006 Nissan sedan parked on West Lake Drive in Montauk was smashed on the night of Dec. 20. Police canvassed the area and got no further information.

East Hampton Village police released the following incident reports for the week of Jan. 7:

• While parked on Railroad Avenue between Dec. 29 and Jan. 2, approximately 20 gallons of gas were siphoned from a pickup truck. The complainant asked police for extra patrols in the area.

• A Chauncey Close resident reported that pellets from hunters ammunition were hitting the roof of her house on New Year's Day, at about 8:30 a.m. East Hampton Village police spoke to four hunters, who have a town trustee permit for a duck blind, and they said they had measured the distance with a laser. Police confirmed that the distance to the house was 545 feet — over the amount necessary. No violations were issued.


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