Police



A 'simple case of not being familiar with the area,' police chief says
Sgt. Danny Roman, seen here with the East Hampton Town Police dive team in 2007, is facing a long recovery. Carissa Katz

Sgt. Tony Vargas, left, and East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo Karen Vargas
Sgt. Tony Vargas with his daughters, from left, Autumn, Ava, and Alexis, and his wife, Karen Vargas after his walk-out at East Hampton Town Police Department headquarters.
Sgt. Tony Vargas and his daughters had a bit of fun with his squad car at his retirement on Saturday.Karen Vargas
Sgt. Tony Vargas with his brother, Stephen Blanchard, an East Hampton Town police dispatcherKaren Vargas

Daniel Roman Airlifted to Hospital
A motorcycle and car collided on Old Montauk Highway, near Montauk Highway, in Montauk on Friday evening. T. E. McMorrow

A motorcycle and a car collided on Old Montauk Highway, near Montauk Highway, in Montauk on Friday evening. T.E. McMorrow

John D. Re gets five years from federal judge for bilking unwary buyers
John D. Re of East Hampton, pictured during a 2006 trip in a refurbished submarine, was sentenced to five years in federal prison.


A customer who was crushed by falling wallboard at a Riverhead Building Supply warehouse in East Hampton on Friday was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital from East Hampton Airport. He was still listed in critical condition yesterday. Morgan McGivern