Police

An East Hampton man who police say sideswiped a patrol car on Monday evening faces a charge of driving while intoxicated, a felony under Leandra’s Law.
With the July Fourth holiday weekend beginning on Friday and the Fourth itself not until Tuesday, the number of visitors in East Hampton did not quickly abate, and traffic, crowding, and egregious, even illegal behavior, remained a focus of town officials.
One of the Maidstone Club's security staff told police a pickup had been parked in the lot with a note saying the owner would pick it up.
After a 28-hour search that spanned 4,200 square miles, the Coast Guard calls off search for missing fisherman last seen aboard a commercial boat 25 miles south of Montauk.
Nearly 24 hours after a crewmember was last seen on Monday afternoon 30 miles south of Montauk, the search continues Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean.
The driver did not report the accident on an East Hampton Village road and will be given a summons.
The grand jury that indicted Valon Shoshi last week in an assault earlier this month on his former girlfriend raised the legal stakes for him significantly by adding two new felony charges to the two he was already facing.
Police arrested a town resident earlier this month on charges relating to a series of contacts of a sexual nature with a 12-year-old girl back in 2011.
East Hampton Town police arrested Freddy Romeo Mendoza-Gutierrez early Sunday morning on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs, saying his 2008 Ford had been swerving into the oncoming lane.
Two young people were arraigned Saturday morning in East Hampton Town Justice Court, each accused of battling police.
An officer on patrol on the morning of June 21 noticed pieces of white porcelain on the ground at the parking lot at the end of South Lake Drive in Montauk. Going into the restroom to investigate, she found that a urinal and a mirror had been smashed, and the toilet paper, soap, and towel dispensers had all been destroyed.
Bruce Bates, the longtime emergency preparedness coordinator for East Hampton Town, turned himself in last Thursday morning after being notified by the office of the Suffolk County District Attorney that he was about to be arrested and charged with grand larceny.
All charges against the former Sag Harbor Schools official Susan E. Guinchard Kinsella were dismissed this week.