Recent Stories: Police

T.E. McMorrow
December 8, 2016
Early on the morning of Nov. 30, code enforcement officers, with the assistance of the East Hampton Town Police Department, executed a search warrant at 64 Woodbine Drive in Springs and filed 29 charges against the owner of the house.

Early on the morning of Nov.

Taylor K. Vecsey
Christine Sampson
December 8, 2016

Annual elections for fire commissioners, who serve five-year terms and  oversee fire and ambulance services, will be held on Tuesday, with two contested races in Montauk and Amagansett and a referendum in Bridgehampton. 

T.E. McMorrow
December 8, 2016
There were three bad car crashes in town in recent days, all of them followed by misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated or high on drugs.

There were three bad car crashes in town in recent days, all of them followed by misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated or high on drugs. 

Star Staff
December 8, 2016

East Hampton

A green SSI Schaefer garbage bin was reported stolen from outside a Fieldview Lane residence on Nov. 28. Karen Saks told police she had discovered the theft the previous week and called her garbage hauler, but a representative said no one from the company had picked up the bin. It will cost $75 to replace, she said.

T.E. McMorrow
December 2, 2016
A Springs woman was charged with drunken driving on Wednesday evening after crashing into a car in the lane opposite the one on which she was driving.

A Springs woman was charged with drunken driving on Wednesday evening after crashing into a car in the lane opposite the one on which she was driving. The collision occurred on Springs Fireplace Road, the intersection of Fort Pond Boulevard. The driver of the other car was taken to Southampton Hospital, complaining of back pain.

T.E. McMorrow
December 1, 2016
Yard work turned leaf rage on the afternoon of Nov. 18 after one Springs neighbor accused another of blowing leaves onto his property.

Yard work turned leaf rage on the afternoon of Nov. 18 after one Springs neighbor accused another of blowing leaves onto his property.

Star Staff
December 1, 2016

Amagansett

Marvin Noel Yanes left a gold Samsung 7S cellphone on one of the counters at Brent’s General Store on Saturday at about 7:30 p.m. while shopping. He told police he forgot to pick it up when he left the store and that it was gone when he returned some 20 minutes later. The phone was valued at $840.

East Hampton

Star Staff
December 1, 2016
East Hampton Town police had a quiet Thanksgiving weekend on the roads, making three arrests from Nov. 23 until Tuesday on misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated.

East Hampton Town police had a quiet Thanksgiving weekend on the roads, making three arrests from Nov. 23 until Tuesday on misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated. 

T.E. McMorrow
November 23, 2016
The case of Jefferson Davis Eames versus the East Hampton Town Police Department took another turn on Nov. 15, when the Springs man, who is suing the department for violating his civil rights, was arrested on a charge of driving while high on drugs.

The case of Jefferson Davis Eames versus the East Hampton Town Police Department took another turn on Nov. 15, when the Springs man, who is suing the department for violating his civil rights, was arrested on a charge of driving while high on drugs. 

T.E. McMorrow
November 23, 2016
A driver who was talking on his cellphone Saturday night and wound up on the sidewalk on Newtown Lane has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated.

A driver who was talking on his cellphone Saturday night and wound up on the sidewalk on Newtown Lane has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated. The charge is at the felony level, East Hampton Village police said, because Scott Edward Stern of East Hampton, 35, has been convicted of drunken driving within the past 10 years, in 2011 in a Nassau County court. 

Christopher Walsh
November 23, 2016
Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life.

Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life. 

T.E. McMorrow
November 23, 2016
A Montauk man needed 10 stitches to close a wound on his forehead after a man from Kingston, N.Y., alledgedly hit him with a beer bottle on Nov. 15 during a midnight altercation at Liar’s Saloon in Montauk.

A Montauk man needed 10 stitches to close a wound on his forehead after a man from Kingston, N.Y., alledgedly hit him with a beer bottle on Nov. 15 during a midnight altercation at Liar’s Saloon in Montauk. 

Star Staff
November 23, 2016

East Hampton Village

A homeless man called police to Starbucks on Friday evening. He told officers his girlfriend had vanished after leaving the store. While police were talking with the man, the woman reappeared. She told police she was fine, and had just been resting on a bench. The investigation was closed.

Star Staff
November 23, 2016
PSEG-LI, the utility company, has issued an alert to customers regarding a recent rash of phone scams.

PSEG-LI, the utility company, has issued an alert to customers regarding a recent rash of phone scams. 

Christopher Walsh
November 18, 2016
Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life.

Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life.

T.E. McMorrow
November 17, 2016
Among motorists charged with driving while intoxicated last week, the highest blood-alcohol level reported by East Hampton Town police was that of Jill P. Klein, 52, of Bayside, Queens.

Among motorists charged with driving while intoxicated last week, the highest blood-alcohol level reported by East Hampton Town police was that of Jill P. Klein, 52, of Bayside, Queens. 

T.E. McMorrow
November 17, 2016
Two East Hampton High School students were arrested last Thursday on felony charges involving the theft of dirt bikes. For one of them, it was the second such arrest in the span of a single week.

Two East Hampton High School students were arrested last Thursday on felony charges involving the theft of dirt bikes. For one of them, it was the second such arrest in the span of a single week.

T.E. McMorrow
November 17, 2016
The family of an East Hampton man who was badly hurt Sunday morning in a car accident on Route 114 has asked for help from the community to meet his hospital bills, which are expected to be substantial.

The family of an East Hampton man who was badly hurt Sunday morning in a car accident on Route 114 has asked for help from the community to meet his hospital bills, which are expected to be substantial.

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 17, 2016
A man walking on the shoulder in front of Cafe Max, on Montauk Highway west of East Hampton, was killed on Nov. 9 after being struck by a Jeep.

A man walking on the shoulder in front of Cafe Max, on Montauk Highway west of East Hampton, was killed on Nov. 9 after being struck by a Jeep. At about 6:30 p.m., village police received a 911 call about an unresponsive man in front of the restaurant, at 85 Montauk Highway. 

T.E. McMorrow
November 17, 2016
Two men arrested recently by East Hampton Town police on felony charges have been indicted by grand juries, and could face significant jail time if convicted.

Two men arrested recently by East Hampton Town police on felony charges have been indicted by grand juries, and could face significant jail time if convicted. 

Star Staff
November 17, 2016

Amagansett

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 17, 2016

A woman accused of driving under the influence of oxycodone when she hit an East Hampton couple standing on the side of Sunrise Highway in August was arraigned Monday on elevated charges of vehicular assault. 

Ulyana Yaremko, 20, of Hampton Bays pleaded not guilty to the eight-count indictment before Justice Fernando Camacho in Suffolk County Criminal Court. 

T.E. McMorrow
November 10, 2016
A Mastic man with a long criminal history, including three recent felony convictions for driving while intoxicated, is back behind bars on multiple charges this week after being pulled over in Wainscott Saturday night for speeding.

A Mastic man with a long criminal history, including three recent felony convictions for driving while intoxicated, is back behind bars on multiple charges this week after being pulled over in Wainscott Saturday night for speeding.

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 10, 2016
A motorcycle fire in Montauk Monday afternoon destroyed not only the bike, but also the storage unit it was in.

A motorcycle fire in Montauk Monday afternoon destroyed not only the bike, but also the storage unit it was in.

The Montauk Fire Department received a call from the Rough Riders condominium complex at about 2:30 p.m. They found both the motorcycle and a 40-foot storage container next to the complex’s sewage treatment facility in flames.