Local Police Notes

Southampton hopes civilian academy will bridge gap

The audience, including dozens of police officers and chiefs from other departments on the East End, applauded Steven E. Skrynecki’s appointment last Thursday as Southampton Town’s new police chief. Taylor K. Vecsey
Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, left, and Steven E. Skrynecki, who will become the chief of the Southampton Town Police Department in January.

Montauk traffic stop results in felony charges
Alimdzkan Angeles-Abreu is being held on $25,000 bail. T.E. McMorrow

A New York City medallion taxi crashed through a fence at the Hedges Inn in East Hampton. The driver has been charged with drunken driving. T.E. McMorrow.

Police found 18 people at four-bedroom in Montauk
Alina Gersham, the alleged organizer of an illegal Montauk share house left East Hampton Town Justice Court Monday after being arraigned and posting $5,000 bail. T.E. McMorrow