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Star Staff
August 25, 2016
A Springs man who had been arrested at least twice previously on charges stemming from road rage incidents was charged again on Aug. 15.

A Springs man who had been arrested at least twice previously on charges stemming from road rage incidents was charged again on Aug. 15.

Star Staff
August 25, 2016

Amagansett

Sometime between Aug. 5 and Friday afternoon, someone climbed a fence to get into a storage area at the Balcuns Service Station and entered a 2009 Pontiac. Vincent Balcuns told East Hampton Town police the trespasser had removed license plates, which were inside the car, and taken some clothing.

East Hampton

T.E. McMorrow
August 25, 2016
A Manhattan man was saved from drowning off Montauk Point Sunday afternoon by the captain and mate of a Montauk fishing boat, the Breakaway.

A Manhattan man was saved from drowning off Montauk Point Sunday afternoon by the captain and mate of a Montauk fishing boat, the Breakaway.

T.E. McMorrow
August 25, 2016
There were numerous arrests last week on drunken-driving charges, including four made overnight Saturday during a county-sponsored police sweep.

There were numerous arrests last week on drunken-driving charges, including four made overnight Saturday during a county-sponsored police sweep. All charges were at the misdemeanor level.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 24, 2016

Space is still available in a Narcan training class that Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming is hosting in Montauk on Thursday night. 

Mark Segal
August 22, 2016
The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps will hold a blood drive in memory of Thomas Lateulere on Friday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the firehouse on Brick Kiln Road.

The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps will hold a blood drive in memory of Thomas Lateulere on Friday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the firehouse on Brick Kiln Road. Mr.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 21, 2016
Officers called out to address complaints about pedestrian safety on Bridgehampton's Main Street busted a man heading to Montauk with 300 vials of liquid concentrated cannabis and 150 pre-made individually packaged marijuana-laced edible goods.

Southampton Town police said they arrested a man in Bridgehampton on Saturday who had been on his way to Montauk with a pound of marijuana, 300 vials of hash oil, about five pounds of concentrated cannabis gel, and assorted marijuana-laced edible items.

Joanne Pilgrim
August 19, 2016
Town officials moved Thursday night to seek an injunction against an East Hampton property owner who has apparently been operating an illegal nightclub in the basement of a house at 7 Muir Boulevard.

Town officials on Friday got a court injunction  against an East Hampton property owner who has apparently been operating an illegal nightclub in the basement of a house at 7 Muir Boulevard.

T.E. McMorrow
August 18, 2016
Typically, there are three or four arraignments in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Sunday mornings and frequently there are no lawyers present.

Typically, there are three or four arraignments in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Sunday mornings and frequently there are no lawyers present.

The Legal Aid Society, whose role is to represent those who otherwise would not have a lawyer, provides attorneys for arraignments in East Hampton on weekdays. They do not offer that service on weekends, when most arrests occur.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 18, 2016
An East Hampton woman who was seriously injured on Aug. 6 when she and her boyfriend were struck by a car as they stood on the side of Sunrise Highway has had eight surgical procedures since the accident.

An East Hampton woman who was seriously injured on Aug. 6 when she and her boyfriend were struck by a car as they stood on the side of Sunrise Highway has had eight surgical procedures since the accident.

T.E. McMorrow
August 18, 2016
A Gurney’s Resort security guard who allegedly put a switchblade to a guest’s throat on Saturday was arrested about 24 hours later and charged with menacing and possession of an illegal weapon.

A Gurney’s Resort security guard who allegedly put a switchblade to a guest’s throat on Saturday was arrested about 24 hours later and charged with menacing and possession of an illegal weapon.

Star Staff
August 18, 2016

 

Amagansett

A silver and black Apple iPhone was stolen from a patron at the Stephen Talkhouse on Aug. 10. The next morning Joseph Rose told police he’d located the phone through his Find My Phone app, in a house on Norfolk Street in Springs. The phone then went dead, he said.

East Hampton

T.E. McMorrow
August 18, 2016
Sag Harbor police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Madison Street on Monday.

Sag Harbor police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Madison Street on Monday.

T.E. McMorrow
August 18, 2016
Psychiatrists had disagreed over his mental state for many months, delaying the start of the trial.

Thomas Gilbert Jr. who is charged with murdering his father in January 2015 in his parents' Manhattan apartment, was found fit to stand trial in the Centre Street courtroom of State Supreme Court Justice Melissa Jackson on Wednesday. Psychiatrists had disagreed over his mental state for many months, delaying the start of the trial.

T.E. McMorrow
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 18, 2016
Two people were airlifted after accidents over the weekend.

A two-vehicle crash at about 3 a.m. on Friday sent two women to the hospital and resulted in the arrest of Sahm Adrangi, 35, on misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of cocaine.

T.E. McMorrow
August 14, 2016
The body of a 23-year-old Eastport man was found lying on the ground in the grassy common at the Rough Riders condominium complex on Fort Pond in Montauk at 6 a.m. Saturday.

The body of a 23-year-old Eastport man was found lying on the ground in the grassy common at the Rough Riders condominium complex on Fort Pond in Montauk at 6 a.m. Saturday. A passer-by called police. They said that it was clear when officers arrived that Gavin Q. Keblish was dead.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 13, 2016
Detectives are investigating an accident involving a motorcyclist and another vehicle on Route 114, near Goodfriend Drive, in East Hampton on Saturday afternoon, according to East Hampton Town Police Lieutenant John Claflin.

Detectives are investigating an accident involving a motorcyclist and another vehicle on Route 114, near Goodfriend Drive, in East Hampton on Saturday afternoon, according to East Hampton Town Police Lieutenant John Claflin. The motorcyclist was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries, he said. 

The accident occurred at about 3:45 p.m. 

T.E. McMorrow
August 13, 2016
An East Hampton man who was just released from jail was back in handcuffs Friday evening, after allegedly stealing $5,000 worth of D.J. equipment from Club Leo in East Hampton.

An East Hampton man who was just released from jail was back in handcuffs Friday evening, charged burglary, possession of stolen property, and criminal mischief, all at the felony level, for allegedly stealing D.J. equipment from Club Leo in East Hampton.

T.E. McMorrow
August 11, 2016
East Hampton Town police said one of those arrested, Nicholas Leguillow of Hewlett, 43, was taken to the hospital after his breath test produced a dangerously high reading.

Four car crashes last week were followed by arrests on drunken-driving charges. East Hampton Town police said one of those arrested, Nicholas Leguillow of Hewlett, 43, was taken to the hospital after his breath test produced a dangerously high reading.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 11, 2016
An East Hampton couple were injured, one seriously, when a car driven by a woman who police said was under the influence of drugs struck them as they stood on the side of Sunrise Highway Saturday.

An East Hampton couple were injured, one seriously, when a car driven by a woman who police said was under the influence of drugs struck them as they stood on the side of Sunrise Highway Saturday.

Taylor K. Vecsey
Christine Sampson
August 11, 2016
Along with the lightning, thunder, and rain, Wednesday afternoon's storm brought first responders out in droves to respond to fire and medical emergencies across the South Fork.

Along with the lightning, thunder, and rain, Wednesday afternoon's storm brought first responders out in droves to respond to fire and medical emergencies across the South Fork.

August 11, 2016

East Hampton

A black Maserati parked outside Club Leo on Three Mile Harbor Road was vandalized overnight July 16. Yura Shabetayev of Manhattan estimated the deep scratch on its doors, apparently done with a key, would cost $1,000 to repair.

T.E. McMorrow
August 11, 2016
New York State police arrested Steven M. Mezynieski, the owner of an eponymous Southampton excavation company.

New York State police arrested Steven M. Mezynieski, the owner of an eponymous Southampton excavation company, last Thursday, charging him with two class B felonies: rape in the first degree and committing a sex act in the first degree. Police have alleged that he violently raped a teenage girl twice in a three-year period at his Orient farm, with the first rape occurring when she was 16.

T.E. McMorrow
August 11, 2016
A Montauk man is in the county jail in Riverside facing a felony charge of criminal contempt, after allegedly violating an order of protection obtained by his brother.

A Montauk man is in the county jail in Riverside facing a felony charge of criminal contempt, after allegedly violating an order of protection obtained by his brother.