Police

Electric device allegedly wielded during dispute
East Hampton Town police charge Mark Ripolone, center, with assault after he allegedly used a stun gun on a potential fare outside his Ditch Plains Taxi minivan in downtown Montauk on Saturday. T.E. McMorrow



The Coast Guard crew that rescued the yacht Glim Friday during the storm brought on by Hurricane Arthur stood on the motor lifeboat they took out for the mission. They are, from left, Boatswain’s Mate Third Class Elii Ramsey, Petty Officer Second Class Ismael Velasquez, Machinery Technician Third Class Matthew Foster, and Machinery Technician Second Class Jason Fiero. T.E. McMorrow


Frederick Friedfeld, left, at a surprise 85th birthday party at his company ClearVision Optical in 2012 with his son Peter Friedfeld in a picture taken from ClearVision's Facebook page.

Durell Godfrey

Seventy-one law enforcement officers met at East Hampton Village police headquarters on Friday for a seminar on searching for contraband hidden in secret compartments in vehicles. T.E. McMorrow

Keen O. Rodney, who lives and works in Montauk during the summer season, faces a felony assault charge after a fight with his roommates last week. T.E. McMorrow