Police

What's on the logs.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced a major arrest sweep of East End drug dealers on Tuesday. The result, he said, is the destruction of two big operations, one dealing in cocaine; the other, heroin.
Police chiefs The Star spoke with this week say they are not ignoring the deaths that have occurred elsewhere and are taking steps to try to ensure such violence never erupts here.
East Hampton Town and Village and Sag Harbor police chiefs, noting there are few Spanish-speaking and few African-American officers on the South Fork, said in interviews this week that they were concerned about diversity in their departments.
An East Hampton man is facing an assault charge after allegedly punching an acquaintance on the side of the head hard enough to send him to the hospital with bleeding on the brain.

Montauk Highway in Southampton, between the Stony Brook Southampton campus and Peconic Avenue is closed due to a car accident.
An 83-year-old man was found floating in his pool on Ocean Avenue in East Hampton Village on Saturday afternoon.
Phone and online scams are on the rise, and many of the con artists behind them are targeting older people.
Two protest demonstrations are planned for the South Fork on Sunday in connection with the recent shooting deaths of black men at the hands of law enforcement elsewhere in the country.