The 14 arrests made will impact drug traffic at the street level in East Hampton, Southampton, and on the North Fork
Keep doors open, acknowledge issues ‘even here’
Of 63 officers in the East Hampton Town department, there are three African-Americans
Local police chiefs agree that more diversity is needed amongst its rank and file. East Hampton Town police officers seen here at a Veterans Day service in 2014 represent just four of the officers. From left, Joseph Izzo, Lt. Chris Hatch, now retired, Chelsea Tierney, who would go on to become the first female supervisor, and Officer Barry Johnson.
Alcohol appears to have been involved
Timothy M. Egan, shown here before his arraignment last Thursday, has been charged with assault after allegedly punching a man hard enough to cause bleeding on the brain.
Demonstrations will be held Sunday in East Hampton and Bridgehampton.
East Enders took to the streets in Riverhead and Riverside on Sunday during the Black Lives Matters demonstration.
Tony Lambert photos
Protestors are also expected in East Hampton Village on Sunday.