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Police offer reward for screw-throwing man who damaged tires

Police say this man threw screws on two

Police say this man threw screws on two Sagaponack roads in late June and early July, causing tire damage to several vehicles. Credit: Southampton Town Police

This was no screwball comedy.

Police say a man threw screws on two Sagaponack roads — Potato and Daniels — in late June and early July, damaging the tires of about half a dozen vehicles.

Suffolk County and Southampton Town police joined forces on Thursday to offer a reward of as much as $5,000 to anyone who can help them arrest the suspect,  who could be charged with criminal mischief. 

Anonymous tipsters can call 800-220-TIPS, text “SCPD” and a message to “CRIMES” (274637) or email via

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