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An Amagansett man who told police he had been mugged ended up on Jan. 4 with a charge of falsely reporting a crime.
There was just one alcohol-related arrest in all of East Hampton Town last week, that of Peter F. Grupe, 22, formerly of Oakdale but now of Northwest Woods.
East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo announced on Tuesday during a town board meeting at the Montauk Firehouse that Sgt. Joe Kearney will take on the job.
East Hampton Village
A part-time butler for Ronald Perelman was arrested on Thursday after allegedly racking up over $9,000 on American Express cards issued to other employees of the Creeks, the billionaire's East Hampton estate.
Southampton Town police said the driver a sport utility vehicle was killed, likely because of the icy road conditions Friday morning.
An East Hampton man charged on New Year’s Day with drunken driving — the third time in the past 10 years — is facing three felony counts.
Matthew Rojano, a Sagaponack man arrested by Southampton Town police in October on multiple drug possession charges, pleaded guilty Nov. 13 in State Supreme Court in Riverside to a single count of attempted possession of a controlled substance, a felony.
An East Hampton woman, Emma J. Pittman, 30, became the first person arrested by Sag Harbor Village police in 2016.