Police

A box truck careened into a pole in front of SRK Pools on Montauk Highway in Wainscott Tuesday afternoon.
Visitors from Mattituck were injured early Sunday on Montauk Highway. One victim was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital in critial condition.
A Patchogue woman was taken to Southampton Hospital on Monday afternoon after being thrown from a Schwinn moped she was riding on South Emerson Avenue in Montauk.
A fire erupted under the hood of a minivan that hit the driver's side door of a pickup truck on Cedar Street in East Hampton on Monday morning.
Montauk Highway between Montauk and Amagansett was briefly closed, but has since been reopened.
Just as Amagansett firefighters were preparing to leave the firehouse to standby at the Devon Yacht Club fireworks they were called to a gas grill fire on the Fourth of July.
A local man who was charged early Sunday morning with drunken driving is said to have told the East Hampton Town police officer who arrested him that “I only had six drinks tonight.”
Everyone knows about K9s, dogs that help the military and police save lives and chase suspects, among other heroic missions, but who knew the East Hampton Town Animal Control Department had two dogs as auxiliary staff members?
East Hampton Village police charged a Mount Sinai man with petty larceny Monday afternoon for allegedly stealing an Apple iPhone from a youth at the Main Beach pavilion.