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Mary N. Nikaido of Hackensack, N.J., 34, was westbound in downtown Montauk early Sunday morning when East Hampton Town police pulled her over, saying she had been swerving across lane lines.
East Hampton Town police were called in to defuse a physical altercation in the parking lot of the I.G.A. late Saturday afternoon.
East Hampton Town police do not yet know the cause of death of a man found floating in Montauk Harbor Friday morning, but "there are no suspicious findings thus far," Capt. Chris Anderson said Tuesday.
East Hampton Town police are investigating the circumstances behind the death of a man whose body was found washed up on a beach area on Star Island in Montauk about 7 a.m. Friday.
Jerry Larsen, the former East Hampton Village police chief who is currently running for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, has filed a federal lawsuit against Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. and Richard Lawler, a board member.
A man involved in an alleged domestic violence incident in Montauk faces multiple charges, including two felonies.
More than 20 local, state, and federal agencies and East End police departments began a “dirty bomb” interdiction exercise in Gardiner’s Bay last Thursday, which continued through the weekend with safety checks of recreational and commercial boaters.
Jeriel Jose Rivera-Carrera of East Hampton, 33, was charged Tuesday with felony assault on an East Hampton Town policewoman following a brawl at police headquarters in Wainscott, where a search of his person had allegedly turned up a packet of heroin.
A 15-year-old bicyclist was injured around 8:30 a.m. last Thursday when he collided with a car near the Montauk Highway intersection with Wainscott Northwest Road.
A giraffe at the East Hampton Village impound yard? That’s right: A 9-foot-tall plastic giraffe impounded after being found chained to a tree at the Nature Trail in June of 2016.

Amagansett Tiina the Store had been particularly busy on Aug. 5, Tiina Laakkonen, the owner, told police a few days later. She noticed a woman behaving oddly, she said, but was distracted and could not monitor her every move. The woman left without...
According to the East Hampton Village police, Amber Elizabeth Gregg, 27, left her two children, a 4-year-old and a 7-month-old baby, alone in her apartment while she was out drinking on the morning of Aug. 16.
East Hampton Town police made two arrests stemming from incidents that began at two busy Montauk nightspots on two consecutive days, which resulted in two orders of protection during arraignments this week.