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    Kathlena Williams of Mako Lane in Amagansett reported to town police at a little after 3 a.m. on Nov. 3 that she had seen a young man outside her house, apparently about to siphon gasoline from her parked car.
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    James Collins, a lineman for the Long Island Power Authority, got a bad electrical jolt last Thursday when he touched a line he thought dead. In reality, the line was very much alive, sending a powerful electrical shock through...

    A combination of bad weather and no gas may have been what kept drunken driving to a minimum last week. Only two alcohol-related arrests were reported by local police, the lowest number in any one week in quite some time.

Amagansett

Michael Krzenski, the caretaker of an Atlantic Avenue house, told police on Nov. 2 that someone had kicked in the basement door twice in the past week. Police went through the house with Mr. Krzenski,...

A fire that began a little before four in the morning destroyed a house at 8 Sayre’s Path in Wainscott last Thursday, despite intense efforts by the Bridgehampton Fire Department to save it

    The reward for information leading to the identification of the car that struck and killed John Judge of Amagansett on Oct. 23 has been raised to $10,000, with the initial sum of $5,000 offered by Crime Stoppers augmented by...

    A 44-year-old East Hampton woman who returned to the scene of the crime on Newtown Lane looking for her cellphone Friday morning was arrested on charges of burglary and possession of a stolen couture handbag.
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East Hampton

Somebody siphoned gasoline from a Chevy van parked outside the Senior Center on Springs-Fireplace Road last Thursday night. Diane Patrizio told police that the center’s fleet all had full gas...

    East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen called it “reckless indifference” to human life after two drivers, one of them reportedly high on drugs, wound up in the hospital Friday morning.
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