Police

East Hampton Village police stopped a driver Monday afternoon for talking on his cellphone without a hands-free device, and discovered that he was wanted in Brazil on drug-trafficking charges.
A pedestrian was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital with a head injury Saturday night after being hit by a car in Bridgehampton.
Ted Stafford Jr., a longtime Sag Harbor Fire Department volunteer, died on Monday night after collapsing in the driveway of his village house.
A Manhattan man said that $8,400 was stolen from his backpack at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter on Friday even­ing.
East Hampton Village police stopped a man for talking on his cellphone while driving on Monday afternoon and soon discovered he was wanted in Brazil on drug trafficking charges.
A pedestrian was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital with a head injury Saturday night after being hit by a vehicle in Bridgehampton, Southampton Town police said Sunday.
The cherry red 1968 Ford Mustang, driven by the owner, a friend of Truman Capote's, crashed into the Henry Lehr store on Sag Harbor's Main Street Thursday evening.
Whitney L. Posey, 28, was arrested on Friday outside the CVS in East Hampton Village and charged with felony possession of stolen property, two credit cards, which she had reportedly tried to use inside the store.
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It was a quiet week on local roads, with police making just one arrest on drunken-driving charges.
The East Hampton Fire Department quickly brought a fire at Stop and Shop in the village under control Wednesday afternoon.
A vehicle crashed into the woods off Accabonac Road, near the East Hampton Golf Club greens, leaving an occupant trapped inside on Tuesday afternoon.
Firefighter doing well after airlift; wheelchair-bound woman flees burning house.