Police

For the second time in recent weeks, a routine traffic stop on Montauk's Main Street has resulted in the arrest of the driver on cocaine trafficking charges.
A 20-year-old cabbie in a yellow New York City medallion taxi allegedly missed the turn onto East Hampton's Main Street from Woods Lane early Friday morning, crossed the lawn south of the pond, and crashed through the fence of the Hedges Inn.
The alleged ringleader of a Montauk share house that was occupied by 18 people when East Hampton Town authorities raided it at 6 a.m. on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend was arraigned Monday on 46 charges in East Hampton Town Justice Court.
A call to the police last Thursday afternoon from a driver who claimed he had been forced off the road by another vehicle ended with the caller in handcuffs, facing several charges including a felony.
At a little after midnight Saturday, East Hampton Town police received a call reporting “a body” lying on the large rock revetment that protects Montauk Point and the lighthouse.
Amagansett
The operator of an illegal nightclub in the basement of a house at 7 Muir Boulevard in East Hampton has agreed to pay a $20,000 fine in exchange for the criminal case against him in East Hampton Town Justice Court being adjourned.
A driver was injured and his car destroyed when it burst into flames after hitting a tree in Northwest Woods shortly after midnight Sunday.
Amagansett Stephanie Bayless got up from a ledge near the front of the Stephen Talkhouse early on the morning of Aug. 18 to take a photograph of the cigarette machine. When she went back, she told police, her Tiffany purse, containing $270 in cash...