The defense in the rape trial of Jason Lee rested its case Wednesday afternoon after calling only three witnesses, and closing arguments are scheduled for Tuesday.
According to police, the arrest of Nicholas C. Gray, 27, of Springs ended a crime spree that began on March 25 with the theft of a Jeep parked behind T & B Auto repair in Amagansett, and finished on April 6 with a burglary of a house in Amagansett.
Swan injuries and stolen license plates are among the items on the police logs this week.
The Hess station in Wainscott was the scene Sunday of two alcohol-related arrests, with a third made later that day about a quarter-mile away, also in Wainscott.
Before Jason Lee’s attorney called his first witness on Monday, he moved to have the case against his client dismissed, saying that the people had “failed to establish” the crimes they are alleging took place.
The final witness for the prosecution testified Monday about the timing and content of numerous text messages Jason Lee had sent and received on the morning of the alleged rape in 2013.
Emily Costello, a 14-year-old Ross School student, and her mother, Iona Costello, were reported missing on Tuesday. Their family hasn't heard from them since March 30.
In the seventh day of testimony in the rape trial, the court heard from a sexual-assault nurse who had examined the accuser in the hours after the alleged attack in 2013 and a DNA forensics expert who spoke about stains on the clothing Mr. Lee had been wearing when he was arrested.
East Hampton Town police last week charged two men and a Montauk teenager who were duck hunting from a blind on Fort Pond with trespassing, saying they had used a house on the pond, at 82 South Elroy Street, without permission. The men, Matthew...
A Springs man who has been wanted by the New York Police Department for over nine years was arrested in East Hampton Village Saturday morning and charged with driving while intoxicated. Police in Queens arrested him on the same charge in 2005, but...
East Hampton Village James Kelley, the East Hampton postmaster, called police on April 6 about a homeless 64-year-old man whom he wanted removed from the post office building. Police said they saw no reason why the man, who rents a post office box...
Prosecutors claim the car accuser and her friend were in was followed from the courthouse. Both testified in the trial on Tuesday.
East Hampton Village police allegedly clocked the driver of a 2012 Mercedes Benz at 73 miles per hour on Woods Lane early in the morning of April 8 before the car crashed into shrubbery and a fence while turning into the driveway of 75 Woods Lane....