Police

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.
East Hampton A green SSI Schaefer garbage bin was reported stolen from outside a Fieldview Lane residence on Nov. 28. Karen Saks told police she had discovered the theft the previous week and called her garbage hauler, but a representative said no...
A Springs woman was charged with drunken driving on Wednesday evening after crashing into a car in the lane opposite the one on which she was driving.
Amagansett Marvin Noel Yanes left a gold Samsung 7S cellphone on one of the counters at Brent’s General Store on Saturday at about 7:30 p.m. while shopping. He told police he forgot to pick it up when he left the store and that it was gone...
East Hampton Town police had a quiet Thanksgiving weekend on the roads, making three arrests from Nov. 23 until Tuesday on misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated.