Police

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...
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...
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....
Kenneth W. Kalbacher, 58, of East Hampton, was arrested on a drunken driving charge Saturday night, just one month after his prior case on driving while intoxicated charges had been plea-bargained down in East Hampton Town Justice Court. The earlier...
A Sag Harbor man was charged with multiple counts of drug possession, two of which were felonies, on Saturday night after an encounter with East Hampton Town police in Springs.
Steven Sheades, a detective in the East Hampton Village Police Department, was promoted to sergeant on Friday, the village board marking the promotion in a brief ceremony at its regular meeting.
Those who showed up for breakfast at John Papas Cafe in East Hampton Village Sunday morning found the Greek diner closed due to an overnight kitchen fire.