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At 8:15 a.m. last Thursday, a pickup truck sideswiped a 19-year-old skateboarder on Accabonac Road in East Hampton and drove away.
Last week was relatively quiet on the roads in comparison to other weeks this summer. East Hampton Town police made four arrests and Sag Harbor police made one, all on driving while intoxicated charges as misdemeanors.
An Eastport man arrested for the second time this month for drunken boating tried to escape by diving off a dinghy dock a little after midnight Monday, according to Sag Harbor Village police.
East Hampton Town’s new port security and firefighting vessel, the John L. Behan, was officially commissioned yesterday in a ceremony at the United States Coast Guard Station in Montauk.
Owners of the Grey Lady on West Lake Drive in Montauk were arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court Monday on multiple charges including overcrowding and having converted the restaurant and bar into a nightclub.
A 28-year-old Springs man who has spent much of his adult life behind bars is headed back to an upstate penitentiary after being sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on Tuesday.
Police were dispatched to the Nature Trail just after noon on July 17, after a 911 caller reported seeing three teenagers catching ducks with a net.
A three-vehicle pileup on Montauk Highway in Wainscott Tuesday afternoon that involved a school bus sent two people to the hospital. The bus had no children in it at the time.
Firefighters are battling a house fire in the estate section of Southampton Village Friday afternoon.
East Hampton’s new port security vessel, a 42-foot boat that will be stationed in Montauk to fight fires and assist the Coast Guard with its duties under the Department of Homeland Security, will be christened in a ceremony on Wednesday.
The driver of a pickup truck that crashed in Northwest Woods Sunday morning was seriously injured, according to East Hampton Town police.
A Springs man has been held in county jail since his arrest early Sunday morning, unable to post the $10,000 bail set by East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana later that day.
It was another week of mayhem on local roads, with numerous arrests, several repeat offenders, and many uncooperative drivers.