Police

Police chiefs The Star spoke with this week say they are not ignoring the deaths that have occurred elsewhere and are taking steps to try to ensure such violence never erupts here.
East Hampton Town and Village and Sag Harbor police chiefs, noting there are few Spanish-speaking and few African-American officers on the South Fork, said in interviews this week that they were concerned about diversity in their departments.
An East Hampton man is facing an assault charge after allegedly punching an acquaintance on the side of the head hard enough to send him to the hospital with bleeding on the brain.

Montauk Highway in Southampton, between the Stony Brook Southampton campus and Peconic Avenue is closed due to a car accident.
An 83-year-old man was found floating in his pool on Ocean Avenue in East Hampton Village on Saturday afternoon.
Phone and online scams are on the rise, and many of the con artists behind them are targeting older people.
Two protest demonstrations are planned for the South Fork on Sunday in connection with the recent shooting deaths of black men at the hands of law enforcement elsewhere in the country.
Another Saturday-night police dragnet to snare drunken drivers helped lead to the arrest of defendants from a wide variety of professions.
Several defendants have been brought into court on drug-related arrests.
Sag Harbor police received a call on the afternoon of July 5 reporting a man sleeping under a bush in the Long Wharf area.
What's on the logs this week.
Kyle L. Rosco, 33, of Sag Harbor was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court Friday morning on felony charges of drunken driving stemming from crash on Saturday evening in which his car rolled over and came to rest on the Maidstone Club's golf course.
The charge against Mr. Rosko was further elevated yesterday after police announced that blood tests showed his blood-alcohol level to be over three times the legal limit.