Sean P. Ludwick left Southampton Town Justice Court on Sept. 4 with his attorney, Daniel J. Ollen. He will now be defended by Benjamin Brafman. T.E. McMorrow

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Needed help 26 percent of the time in year past

Ordinance inspector alleges illegal Montauk rental
Denise and Richard Klein walked toward East Hampton Town Justice Court on Aug. 31 for his arraignment on two housing code violations. Doug Kuntz
East Hampton Town Code Enforcement officer Donald Kauth arrived at the Klein house on Aug. 25 to serve him with an appearence ticket for alleged illegal rentals of the house.Doug Kuntz

This Queens Lane house, purchased by a young couple, turned into a nightmare when officials came knocking on the door last winter. T.E. McMorrow

Stuart Vorpahl, right, received a check from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 17 years after officers boarded hi boat without a search warrant and took his catch, according to his attorney Daniel G. Rodgers, who delivered the check to him on Tuesday. Handout

A fishing boat was disabled last Thursday shortly before midnight off Montauk Point by another vessel that immediately fled without checking on the two men who had jumped into the water to avoid injury. T.E. McMorrow