Recent Stories: Police

T.E. McMorrow
January 19, 2017
After failing sobriety tests and being told he was to be arrested, police said, he resisted, hanging on to the rear of the car while an officer tried to handcuff him.

A Springs man, Xavier G. Calle-Mendez, 30, was stopped early Saturday morning on Three Mile Harbor Road in Springs after police said they clocked his 1997 Dodge at 70 miles per hour in a 40-m.p.h. zone. After failing sobriety tests and being told he was to be arrested, police said, he resisted, hanging on to the rear of the car while an officer tried to handcuff him.

Star Staff
January 19, 2017

East Hampton Village

T.E. McMorrow
January 19, 2017
A longtime resident was accused last Thursday night of sodomizing a Springs woman at her home. East Hampton Town police charged Mauro Pacheco of East Hampton, 42, with committing a criminal sex act in the first degree, a felony that carries a minimum sentence of five years in state prison upon conviction.

A longtime resident was accused last Thursday night of sodomizing a Springs woman at her home. East Hampton Town police charged Mauro Pacheco of East Hampton, 42, with committing a criminal sex act in the first degree, a felony that carries a minimum sentence of five years in state prison upon conviction.

T.E. McMorrow
January 19, 2017
East Hampton High School students taking classes in business and criminal law got a taste of the criminal justice system recently, first touring the Suffolk County jail in Riverside and then, on Jan. 5, sitting in at a court session here with Justice Steven Tekulsky on the bench.

East Hampton High School students taking classes in business and criminal law got a taste of the criminal justice system recently, first touring the Suffolk County jail in Riverside and then, on Jan. 5, sitting in at a court session here with Justice Steven Tekulsky on the bench.

T.E. McMorrow
January 19, 2017
Two separate groups of teenagers, 15 youths altogether, were arrested on Monday and charged with trespassing in the old Camp Hero radar tower at Montauk Point.

Two separate groups of teenagers, 15 youths altogether, were arrested on Monday and charged with trespassing in the old Camp Hero radar tower at Montauk Point. “Must be something on social media,” one East Hampton Town police officer said later that day.

T.E. McMorrow
January 19, 2017
A 16-year-old East Hampton High School student turned himself in this week after East Hampton Town detectives left a note at his Springs residence.

A 16-year-old East Hampton High School student turned himself in this week after East Hampton Town detectives left a note at his Springs residence. The boy, whose name was withheld because of his age, is charged with felony burglary, accused of taking part with two other teens in stealing a dirt bike in November from a Woodbine Drive house in Springs.

T.E. McMorrow
January 14, 2017
Krishna L. Parihar, a Brooklyn man accused on Labor Day of posing as a police officer, has been indicted by a grand jury and arraigned in county court, Riverside, on charges of impersonation, criminal possession of a loaded handgun, and illegal possession of a speed-loading clip.

Krishna L. Parihar, a Brooklyn man accused on Labor Day of posing as a police officer, has been indicted by a grand jury and arraigned in county court, Riverside, on charges of impersonation, criminal possession of a loaded handgun, and illegal possession of a speed-loading clip.

T.E. McMorrow
January 13, 2017
Candace Bushnell was treated at Southampton Hospital after wading into icy Sagg Pond to rescue her dog.

Candace Bushnell, the writer behind the HBO hit series "Sex and the City," ran into the frozen waters of Sagg Pond on Wednesday afternoon to rescue one of her two dogs, which had walked out on the ice and fallen through, but had to retreat before she could reach the animal. She was taken about an hour later to Southampton Hospital after a volunteer firefighter saved the dog.

January 12, 2017

A Manhattan woman who works as a medical assistant forged a prescription for Klonopin that was filled at White’s Pharmacy in East Hampton in May, according to the charge brought against her in East Hampton Town Justice court Tuesday afternoon.

T.E. McMorrow
January 12, 2017
Springs man charged in Mini-Cooper mayhem. At least one police vehicle appears to have been damaged in the pursuit, according to the incident log.

Following a high-speed chase in Springs on New Year’s Day, Jefferson Davis Eames of that hamlet was charged with resisting arrest, reckless driving, and unlicensed driving. The arrest added to Mr. Eames’s legal entanglements, among which is a lawsuit brought by him against the East Hampton Town Police Department.

Star Staff
January 12, 2017

East Hampton

 Someone drove onto the grounds of the East Hampton Farm Museum, at the corner of North Main and Cedar Streets, on Jan. 4, leaving ruts and partially pushing the cover of a septic system out of place. The East Hampton Town Parks Department is to repair the damage.

T.E. McMorrow
January 12, 2017
A man allegedly driving drunk crashed his 2002 Chevrolet into a pole on Town Lane in Amagansett on Jan. 4.

“I was texting, and crashed,” Conrad F. Kabbaz is reported to have told East Hampton Town police after his 2002 Chevrolet hit a telephone pole on Town Lane in Amagansett around midnight Jan. 4. The 20-year-old, who lives not far from the scene, was later charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

Taylor K. Vecsey
January 5, 2017
A party at Page at 63 Main restaurant in Sag Harbor on Sunday will serve as a thank-you to the volunteer firefighters who battled the Main Street blaze a week before Christmas and a fund-raiser for the Sag Harbor Fire Department.

A party at Page at 63 Main restaurant in Sag Harbor on Sunday will serve as a thank-you to the volunteer firefighters who battled the Main Street blaze a week before Christmas and a fund-raiser for the Sag Harbor Fire Department.

T.E. McMorrow
January 5, 2017
Starting at 6 a.m. New Year’s Day, the East Hampton Town Police Department, switched from a system of rotating shifts to a set schedule.

Starting at 6 a.m. New Year’s Day, the East Hampton Town Police Department, in one of the most sweeping changes in years, switched from a system of rotating shifts to a set schedule. The net effect will be more officers on the beat as well as a healthier police force, Chief Michael D. Sarlo said.

Taylor K. Vecsey
January 5, 2017
The cause of the fire on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, which led to the demolition of two buildings, including the iconic front of the Sag Harbor Cinema, may never be known.

The cause of the fire on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, which led to the demolition of two buildings, including the iconic front of the Sag Harbor Cinema, may never be known.

Star Staff
January 5, 2017

Amagansett

T.E. McMorrow
January 5, 2017
Nighttime thieves struck unlocked cars in Sag Harbor again last week, continuing a series of incidents that began in mid-December.

Nighttime thieves struck unlocked cars in Sag Harbor again last week, continuing a series of incidents that began in mid-December.

T.E. McMorrow
January 3, 2017
The two men who police said robbed the Speedway gas station in Wainscott on New Year's Day, with one threatening the clerk with what appeared to be a gun before making off with several hundred dollars, were taken into custody Monday by the Riverhead Town police.

The two men who police said robbed the Speedway gas station in Wainscott on New Year's Day, with one threatening the clerk with what appeared to be a gun before making off with several hundred dollars, were taken into custody Monday by the Riverhead Town police.

Taylor K. Vecsey
January 1, 2017
An armed man made off with cash after holding up the convenience store clerk at the Speedway Gas Station in Wainscott on New Year's Day.

An armed man made off with cash after holding up a convenience store clerk at the Speedway gas station in Wainscott on New Year's Day. 

T.E. McMorrow
December 29, 2016
An East Hampton man with a history of drug and alcohol convictions may face significant jail time after being charged with felony drunken driving on Saturday morning.

An East Hampton man with a history of drug and alcohol convictions may face significant jail time after being charged with felony drunken driving on Saturday morning.

T.E. McMorrow
December 29, 2016
A domestic dispute on the day after Christmas ended in the arrest of a Sag Harbor man, Nicholas V. Depetris.

A domestic dispute on the day after Christmas ended in the arrest of a Sag Harbor man, Nicholas V.

T.E. McMorrow
December 29, 2016
A Christmas-morning crash on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs resulted in a trip to Southampton Hospital for the driver, who was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

A Christmas-morning crash on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs resulted in a trip to Southampton Hospital for the driver, who was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

Star Staff
December 29, 2016

East Hampton Village

Christine Sampson
December 27, 2016
For Southampton Town residents who wonder what the inner workings of the Southampton Town Police Department are like, the department is offering a Citizens Academy beginning in March that may satisfy curiosity.

For Southampton Town residents who wonder what the inner workings of the Southampton Town Police Department are like, the department is offering a Citizens Academy beginning in March that may satisfy curiosity.