Police

East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen is taking a private security position, he said on Wednesday.
Despite reports that cigarettes were blame for the fire on Friday that destroyed several Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor, including the lobby of the Sag Harbor Cinema, fire investigators have yet to pinpoint a cause.
The building that housed Compass real estate, which was destroyed by the fire that ripped through five Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor on Friday, was demolished.
"This is obviously a dark day for Sag Harbor," said Ken O'Donnell, a village board member, "but Sag Harbor always shines the brightest on days like today."
An old summer house in Sagaponack known as the “red cottage” burned almost to the ground in a fast-moving fire on Friday afternoon.
An 87-year-old man survived a rollover crash on Napeague Friday night after swerving to avoid a deer.
A building contractor was arrested on theft charges for allegedly stealing tools from Riverhead Building Supply on consecutive days last week.
East Hampton 
Fire commissioners were elected on Tuesday in four districts serving residents of the Town of East Hampton. In Montauk and Amagansett, where there were contested races, more people than usual turned out to vote.
A fire at house on Town Line Road in Sagaponack on Friday afternoon left the small cottage completely destroyed.
Annual elections for fire commissioners will be held on Tuesday, with two contested races in Montauk and Amagansett and a referendum in Bridgehampton.
Early on the morning of Nov. 30, code enforcement officers, with the assistance of the East Hampton Town Police Department, executed a search warrant at 64 Woodbine Drive in Springs and filed 29 charges against the owner of the house.
There were three bad car crashes in town in recent days, all of them followed by misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated or high on drugs.