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According to East Hampton Town police, a Springs man, Richard M. Kostura, 65, was texting behind the wheel when he rear-ended another vehicle near midnight Saturday, leading to a three-car crash.
Amagansett Richard Webb of the East Hampton Town Parks Department reported on June 3 that the urinal and sink in the men’s room and the sink in the women’s room in the comfort station at Albert’s Landing Beach had been vandalized....
Firefighters put out a fire in a large mulch pile at the landfill at the East Hampton Town Recycling Center Thursday morning.
A vehicle overturned on Three Mile Harbor Road, near Round Swamp Farm, in East Hampton on Tuesday morning.
Brad Bender, who resigned amid a felony drug charge in November, said he has suffered from addiction most of his life, and sold oxycodone pills to further feed his drug habit.
Sean P. Ludwick, the driver charged with killing his passenger, Paul Hansen, in a drunken driving crash in Noyac last August, then fleeing the scene and leaving Mr. Hansen's body on the side of the road, will be put on trial within the next few months.
He arrived in Montauk two months ago, Carlos Bonet, 21, told East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky Sunday morning during his arraignment on misdemeanor charges of petty larceny, possession of stolen property, and possession of a small amount of cocaine.
Car crashes followed by charges of driving while intoxicated once again ruled local roads last week.
Jaime Uzhcha, a Springs man who owns Jimmy’s Taxi Service, had his license suspended by the town’s licensing review board last week and is facing its possible revocation as well as a felony charge of possession of a forged instrument.