Mailboxes, windows smashed


Mailboxes and car windows came under siege last weekend in Springs, according to East Hampton Town Police.

At least 10 mailboxes were damaged late Friday night and early Saturday morning by what many people who reported the damage to police said appeared to be a baseball bat.

Three mailboxes were smashed on Sycamore Drive and one man reported that his car’s driver’s side window was also smashed.

On Renees Way, one man reported that his mailbox was crushed, and police found two others on the street damaged.

On Crystal Drive, a woman reported that her car’s back window had been shattered. And on Lincoln Street. a man reported that his car’s windshield was damaged.

On Copeces Lane, a woman reported that she saw a light colored sedan hitting mailboxes, damaging three.

A man reported that on Thursday night or Friday morning someone scratched the hood of his 1995 BMW that was parked on Gerard Drive. It was the fourth incidence of damage to his vehicle in the last three months, he said. Police noted that they would increase patrols in the area and Marine Patrol was notified.

In Montauk, an employee at Anthony’s Pancake House on Main Street reported that on Saturday night someone had shattered one of the restaurant’s front windows and cracked a second.

East Hampton Town Police Detective Sergeant Chris Anderson said on Tuesday that police had no suspects for the widespread criminal mischief last weekend.

-carolyn kormann

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