Ronald A. King Jr. of Springs was arraigned Friday at the Cromarty Criminal Court complex in Riverside on felony drunken-driving charges, in connection with his arrest on May 28.
If the past week was any indication, drivers will need to be especially watchful on local roads this summer. The week saw 11 arraignments in East Hampton Town Justice Court involving defendants charged with driving while intoxicated.
What's on the police logs this week:
A 2-year-old nearly drowned on June 1 when he fell into the water at a Montauk marina and couldn’t be found for several minutes.
East Hampton Town police charged two men with felony criminal contempt in recent days for violating orders of protection.
Ronald A. King Jr., 39, accused by East Hampton Town police of taking a single mother’s car on Memorial Day weekend and destroying it in a drunken crash, was indicted by a grand jury in Riverside Friday on multiple felony charges.
On Amagansett Main Street at a little after midnight Friday, East Hampton Town police spotted a 1991 Dodge pickup truck with a burnt-out taillight hanging by wires, and wound up charging its driver, Zachary Persico of Springs, 27, with felony drunken driving.
What's on the police logs this week:
Investigators are trying to determine what caused a masonry worker to fall to his death at an oceanfront construction site in East Hampton Village Tuesday morning.