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    An owner of a Montauk fishing tackle shop who had been arrested on child-sex and pornography charges in November pleaded guilty to reduced charges in Suffolk Criminal Court last Thursday.
    Being too young to drink legally didn’t stop a 20-year-old East Hampton man from getting too drunk to drive last Thursday night, according to an East Hampton Town police report.
A raging boat fire in Ditch Plain threatened houses in the area on Friday.
    Charlotte DePersia, an East Hampton resident who was convicted of drunken driving after a head-on crash in Bridgehampton in November 2010, was jailed on Tuesday after she violated the terms of her probation by allegedly drinking...
Sean Combs, the entertainment and fashion impresario who is widely known as Diddy, had an unwelcome repeat visitor on the weekend of April 1.
     A Southampton Town police officer pursued a speeding car whose driver attempted to elude him on Sunday, and wound up finding it parked near the end of Town Line Road in Sagaponack with the lights off, according to a report...
    Dirt bikers are doing expensive and potentially catastrophic damage to the capped former garbage dump located behind the recycling center on Route 27 west of Montauk, according to East Hampton Town police.

East Hampton Village Mike Bouker reported to the East Hampton Village Police Department on April 2 that two trees on public property on Ruxton Road had been attacked at their bases by a chain saw. In Mr. Bouker’s opinion, they would be dead...
    At 8 a.m. on March 24, Marcelo A. Castro Morales called East Hampton Town police to report that a man was menacing him with a baseball bat at a property on Montauk Highway in Montauk, police said.