A 44-year-old man working on a dock in Montauk died Thursday after he was run over by a piece of construction equipment he was helping to direct. A relative, whom he lived with in Hampton Bays, was behind the wheel of the forklift moving material.
The family of the late Lilia Esperanza Aucapina will meet with Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman on March 18 to review a report from Town Police Chief Robert Pearce on his department’s handling of the woman’s disappearance and subsequent death last year.
The first officer to arrive was greeted with a flying liquor bottle, police said, which came close to striking him. When confronted, the defendant, who police said appeared either drunk or drugged, took off running into the woods, but was soon apprehended.
Someone damaged the passenger-side mirror of a 2006 Kia parked in the lot behind some North Main Street shops on the night of Feb. 9. Christian Londano told police it was not the first time his car has been vandalized in that lot,...