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    The Fourth of July weekend was a violent one on local roads, with 57 vehicular accidents reported. Five of them involved drunken drivers, according to East Hampton Town and Village police.

    A 91-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car on Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs on July 1 and taken to Southampton Hospital for treatment.

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On the afternoon of July 1, a man complained to police that he’d purchased lottery tickets at a store on Park Place but was not given them. Police spoke with the store’s owner, who...

    Police calls and activity were way up for the Fourth of July weekend, as were arrests and vehicular accidents, as compared to 2012, according to East Hampton Town Police Chief Edward Ecker.

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    There were 14 arrests in East Hampton Town in the past week on charges of drunken driving or driving with ability impaired by drugs, two of them happening after accidents, and four others involving felony charges. Sag Harbor...

    A bicycle thief was caught red-handed on Friday by the bike’s owner, who had discovered her red Cannondale M300 mountain bike missing from a shed at her 12th Street house, off Gardiner Avenue in Springs, the day before....

    The owner of Cyril’s, the summer-magnet restaurant and bar on Napeague, woke up at his Windmill Lane, Amagansett, residence at 4:30 a.m. on June 24 to find that $22,700 had been stolen from his bedside.

    A Key West, Fla., man argued for — and won — an unusual way to beat the high cost of living in East Hampton last week: He got four days in the county jail, where the meals and beds are free.

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    A MacBook Pro laptop was stolen from a house on Robins Way in East Hampton last week in an incident classified by East Hampton Town police as burglary.

    Chad Sipkin and his family had been in...