Police

Three days after a plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, police are back in the water looking for two missing victims and parts of the aircraft.
With the Coast Guard suspending its search for the two missing people and the plane that crashed Saturday, the East Hampton Town Police Department is officially calling it a recovery effort.
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the plane and its two missing occupants because of "rapidly deteriorating sea conditions," East Hampton Town police said Sunday afternoon.
Rescuers saved the life of a 19-year-old who was found barely breathing from an overdose in front of a house in East Hampton Village Friday morning. Police arrested him on felony charges after they found he had ransacked and damaged the interior.
A Medford man who spent nearly four years in prison for his part in a 2008 fatal attack on an Ecuadorean immigrant in Patchogue — a hate crime that made international headlines — is back in police custody this week following an arrest in Montauk.
A pedestrian was seriously injured in Montauk just after midnight on Friday after being hit by a car driven by an allegedly drunken driver.
Over $5,000 has been reported missing from a bank account belonging to a Montauk church.
An East Hampton Village police officer on his way to assist the Suffolk County district attorney’s driving-while-intoxicated task force in Southampton on Saturday evening ended up being called to duty a little earlier than expected.
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A 66-year-old man from Philadelphia was ticketed after police found a dog named Houdini locked inside a car in Sag Harbor Village on Friday afternoon.
A 19-year-old East Hampton woman was found lying on a trail in the Grace Estate Preserve in Northwest Woods Sunday morning, unresponsive, apparently from an overdose.
Nearly two months after a delivery driver was killed in a hit-and-run on County Road 39 in Southampton, police arrested the man they say was responsible.
Police will be out in force on the East End this Memorial Day weekend making sure those celebrating the unofficial start of summer are doing so responsibly.