Police

    After losing control of her 2002 Chevrolet in the parking lot of the Sag Harbor Post Office around noon last Thursday, a Sag Harbor woman crashed into the post office building, hitting it hard enough to put a gaping hole in it. A...

    After a passing motorist called East Hampton Village police on the afternoon on Nov. 13 to report an erratic driver in a 2000 Oldsmobile van on Main Street, an officer began following the driver, Jose F. Jarama, 38, of East...
    Land surveyors working outside  a vacant Atlantic Avenue house in Amagansett reported finding several bagsful of beer and liquor bottles on the property on Nov. 1.     East Hampton Town police had received a...
    The nighttime prowlers who have been targeting unlocked vehicles parked in various Montauk neighborhoods struck again early last Thursday morning, this time in the North Farragut Road area, but without as much taken as the week...
East Hampton     Effrain Valderrama of Three Mile Harbor Road went to the city last Saturday afternoon to attend a party, only to return home the next morning and discover that his Apple MacBook Pro, valued at $1,900, had been...
    A combination of bad weather and no gas may have been what kept drunken driving to a minimum last week. Only two alcohol-related arrests were reported by local police, the lowest number in any one week in quite some time.
    James Collins, a lineman for the Long Island Power Authority, got a bad electrical jolt last Thursday when he touched a line he thought dead. In reality, the line was very much alive, sending a powerful electrical shock through...
    Carlson Jacobs of East Hampton was walking on Tyrone Drive in Springs in the early evening of Nov. 5 when he was struck by a southbound vehicle which then left the scene. Mr. Jacobs wound up in nearby brush. He was reportedly...
    Kathlena Williams of Mako Lane in Amagansett reported to town police at a little after 3 a.m. on Nov. 3 that she had seen a young man outside her house, apparently about to siphon gasoline from her parked car.   ...
Amagansett Michael Krzenski, the caretaker of an Atlantic Avenue house, told police on Nov. 2 that someone had kicked in the basement door twice in the past week. Police went through the house with Mr. Krzenski, who reported nothing appeared to...
A fire that began a little before four in the morning destroyed a house at 8 Sayre’s Path in Wainscott last Thursday, despite intense efforts by the Bridgehampton Fire Department to save it
    East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen called it “reckless indifference” to human life after two drivers, one of them reportedly high on drugs, wound up in the hospital Friday morning.     ...
    A 44-year-old East Hampton woman who returned to the scene of the crime on Newtown Lane looking for her cellphone Friday morning was arrested on charges of burglary and possession of a stolen couture handbag.   ...