Police

While there have been some large fires on the South Fork in recent years, the amount of time it took to put out and the number of neighboring departments responding made it one of the biggest fires in recent memory.
Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire at a bayfront house in Noyac that boaters on Little Peconic Bay reported last Thursday.
An organizer of an alleged summer share house has been charged by East Hampton Town officials with several violations. Enforcers first visited the property in May but did not issue the summonses until after a drunken-driving defendant's moment of honesty in justice court proceeding.
Fire Departments from East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Bridgehampton were among the dozen called to assist Southampton firefighters in battling a massive fire on Wyandanch Lane Saturday afternoon.
A fire broke out at a house in North Hampton Shores on Noyac Bay.
Chinese lanterns add yet another item to the list of destructive merriment caused by weekend partiers in the easternmost hamlet.
East Hampton Town police have accused two Springs men of running a cocaine distribution ring. The two, who were arrested on July 15, face a minimum of 15 years in prison if convicted of the most serious charge.
Amagansett Alexander Stillman was using his MacBook Air at Jack’s Coffee House on July 14, and when he left he put the laptop, valued at $2,000, in the trunk of his 2007 Mercedes in the Amagansett Square parking lot. He is not sure whether he...
Police leveled two charges of burglary against a local man last week. Kevin T. Powell of East Hampton, 29, was said to have broken into a house on Island Road, East Hampton, on June 13.