On Amagansett Main Street at a little after midnight Friday, East Hampton Town police spotted a 1991 Dodge pickup truck with a burnt-out taillight hanging by wires, and wound up charging its driver, Zachary Persico of Springs, 27, with felony drunken driving.
What's on the police logs this week:
Investigators are trying to determine what caused a masonry worker to fall to his death at an oceanfront construction site in East Hampton Village Tuesday morning.
Calls for police assistance over the Memorial Day weekend were up from last year’s, although Chief Michael Sarlo of the East Hampton Town Police Department said the overall tenor and tone in the streets was calmer.
A Sag Harbor single mother with a 2-month-old son has been left without a vehicle, after her 2005 Jeep Cherokee was taken without her permission and destroyed, the driver crashing into a LIPA pole, and then into a tree Saturday night in Springs.
Two men who left the scene of accidents last weekend were among a raft of drivers arrested on drunken driving charges.
East Hampton A pair of Nike sneakers was reported stolen last month from outside a Boatheader’s Lane house after they had been delivered. Karla Briones said this was not the first time an item she ordered by mail had disappeared. Montauk
A 2-year-old boy nearly drowned when he fell off a boat at the Montauk Lake Club and Marina on Wednesday morning, East Hampton Town police said.
A driver from New Jersey who was making a left turn from Buell Lane onto Main Street in East Hampton Village was ticketed by police after allegedly causing a three-car accident Wednesday afternoon.