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Amagansett A man who parked in the Amagansett Square lot near Hampton Chutney the evening of June 9 returned to his 1998 Honda to find the cover for his spare tire, attached to the rear of the car, gone, and the B.F. Goodrich tire itself slashed....
Sgt. Dan Roman of the East Hampton Town Police Department had a brush with death last year.
A Montauk man who boasted in a recent Vanity Fair article about being above the law in East Hampton Town found himself face to face with it on Monday, when he was arrested and charged with driving while high on drugs, unlicensed driving, and multiple moving violations.
A fire broke out in a building near the Downs Family Recreational Park on Flying Point Road in Water Mill on Monday evening, calling out firefighters from several surrounding districts.
A woman was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hosptial Saturday with serious injuries after the car she was a passenger in drove off the road and into the woods on North Haven.
The case of a man accused by the Town of East Hampton of illegally converting a single-family house at 5 Hoover Court in Montauk into a multiple-dwelling residence is headed to a jury trial.
Ronald A. King Jr. of Springs was arraigned Friday at the Cromarty Criminal Court complex in Riverside on felony drunken-driving charges, in connection with his arrest on May 28.
If the past week was any indication, drivers will need to be especially watchful on local roads this summer. The week saw 11 arraignments in East Hampton Town Justice Court involving defendants charged with driving while intoxicated.
What's on the police logs this week:
A 2-year-old nearly drowned on June 1 when he fell into the water at a Montauk marina and couldn’t be found for several minutes.
East Hampton Town police charged two men with felony criminal contempt in recent days for violating orders of protection.
Ronald A. King Jr., 39, accused by East Hampton Town police of taking a single mother’s car on Memorial Day weekend and destroying it in a drunken crash, was indicted by a grand jury in Riverside Friday on multiple felony charges.
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.