Police

Colder weather and rain may be the explanation for a remarkably quiet week on the roads, with just one arrest on a drunken driving charge. Eric M. Peterson, 47, of Springs, was arrested by East Hampton Town police early Sunday after a traffic stop...
Four 13-year-old students at Springs School were given a tour of East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday.
Three men have been arraigned on felony charges over the last eight days in connection with a May 15 beating and robbery of a local man.
Four out of five people involved in auto accidents between last Thursday and Saturday were taken to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital by an East Hampton ambulance.
An officer patrolling the vicinity of Herrick Park on Halloween evening spotted a youth lighting a firecracker. Questioned, the juvenile admitted having four others. They were confiscated, and the youth’s mother was called.
The first frost may be upon us, but police were nevertheless busy on the roads at a level usually seen during the summer.
Several cellphone calls to 911 from near Liars’ Saloon on West Lake Drive in Montauk, which apparently were accidental, led to the arrest of two men on Saturday.
A 45-pound pumpkin and a decorative Halloween skeleton were stolen from the front porch of a Gann Road house sometime between Friday and Sunday afternoons.
Dennis O'Grady, 50, a Montauk resident, died after a one-car accident on Sunday afternoon.
Lawrence M. Zacarese, an assistant chief of the Stony Brook University police, and Errol Toulon Jr., a former New York City deputy corrections commissioner, are vying for the position in what has shaped up to be one of the most lively county races of the year.
In his 25 years in business, John Papas said he only closed the doors to his eponymous cafe once for an extended period — three years ago when he undertook a major renovation. That was until the early hours on Sunday when a fire broke out in the relatively new kitchen at John Papas Cafe.
East Hampton The sign on Route 114 guiding drivers to East Hampton Airport was found vandalized with spray paint on Friday. James Brundige, the manager, told police he had seen the sign free of graffiti two days earlier. A former tenant, apparently...
Many deer-related accidents kept the East Hampton Town Police Department busy last week. No injuries, accept perhaps to the deer, resulted. Six of the collisions occurred in Montauk. Reported in chronological order, the accidents began on Oct. 16....