East Hampton Town
While on patrol on April 26, East Hampton Town Police observed a fight in progress on the sidewalk in front of The Point Bar and Grill in Montauk. The owner of the bar told officers that Brian Lasalle, 25, of Henrietta, New York was asked to leave the bar and started a fight with the doormen on his way out. Police said Mr. Lasalle ignored orders to stop fighting and physically struggled when they tried to arrest him. He was charged with disorderly conduct, a violation, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.
Police charged Philip Gray Jr., 56, of Ronkonkoma with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor, on April 25 after they responded to a motor vehicle accident he was involved in on Navajo Road in Napeague at 9:33 a.m. Mr. Gray told them that he had backed into a parked car.
Police charged Travis Ewing, 21, of East Hampton with DWI, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, on April 24 after he was pulled over at 3:43 a.m. on Cedar Street. Police said Mr. Travis was driving 44 mph in a 30-mph zone.
Harry Lester Jr., 53, of East Hampton was charged with harassment in the second degree, a violation, and obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors, on April 24. After receiving a call about an unwanted guest at a home on Cross Highway, police talked to Mr. Lester’s cousin, who told them that the suspect had come over and was arguing with his father. During the conversation with the complainant, police said, Mr. Lester starting yelling from a car outside. When police tried to interview Mr. Lester, he allegedly became uncooperative, and swung open the car door into an officer. Police said that Mr. Lester resisted arrested by twisting his arm and trying to pull away. After being put in a cell at the East Hampton Town Police Department headquarters, Mr. Lester allegedly began to punch and kick the cell walls. He was transported to Southampton Hospital, where he was diagnosed with a broken right hand.
William Sammon, 45, of Sag Harbor was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor, on April 24 after he was pulled over on Cedar Street at 4:56 p.m. Police said that Mr. Sammon was driving with a taillight out.
Police charged Eric Hannan, 41, of Manor Park with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor, on April 24. Police pulled Mr. Hannan over on Route 27 in Montauk at 11:08 a.m. for not wearing his seat belt.
Daniel Schlesinger, 49, of Amagansett was taken by ambulance to Southampton Hospital after he hit a tree while driving on Cross Highway near the intersection of Abraham’s Landing Road. Mr. Schlesinger told police that he was avoiding a deer.
Police were told by a Montauk man that someone broke into a storage shed at a condo on South Emerson Avenue in Montauk on either April 24 or April 25 and stole two televisions and two saws, worth a total of $800.
An East Hampton woman told police that someone stole $39 in cash and $300 in jewelry from her room at her house on Oliver Street.
Police were told by an East Hampton woman on April 24 that someone sprayed graffiti on a $500 wood stockade fence that lines her property on Ocean Parkway.
An East Hampton woman told police that someone stole her cell phone, worth $150, from a bathroom at the East Hampton High School on April 23.
A Riverhead man told police that someone damaged property at Amagansett Square between April 21 and April 22. The man told police that someone broke a flower pot and ripped out a handrail, damaging the brick walkway, and causing $2,000 in damage.
A Montauk man told police that he was attacked on South Edgemere Street on April 22. The man told police that he was riding in a cab with another passenger, whom he did not know, who was fighting with his girlfriend in the car. When the cab stopped on South Edgemere Street and the victim got out of the car, the suspect followed him out and began beating him. He suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention.
East Hampton Village
Police charged Frank Russo, 46, of Bridgehampton with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, a misdemeanor, on April 26 after they pulled him over on Montauk Highway at 4:18 a.m. Police said Mr. Russo was speeding.
Michael Lynch, 40, of Wainscott was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, on April 22 after he was pulled over at 10:25 p.m. on Montauk Highway near the intersection of Jericho Lane. Police said that Mr. Lynch pulled out in front of East Hampton Bowl and cut off westbound traffic.
Barry Bennett, 31, of Waterford, Pennsylvania, was arrested on a bench warrant for petit larceny stemming from an incident in 2005 in which he allegedly stole cash from the Getty gas station at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Toilsome Lane. Police said that they were contacted and told that Mr. Bennett was in Ridge, where they arrested him April 21.
Charlotte DePersia, 55, of East Hampton was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, on April 21. Police said that Ms. DePersia was in a single-car accident around 11:07 p.m. on Cove Hollow Road, and was taken to Southampton Hospital by ambulance with a broken wrist.
An East Hampton woman told police that someone stole her Blackberry cell phone from a desk at the East Hampton Library on April 21. The cell phone was worth $450.