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  • A plan to replace the former Star Room nightclub on Montauk Highway in Wainscot with a car wash has sparked a firestorm of opposition.
  • East Hampton Town police were called to quell a disturbance near Liar’s Saloon in Montauk early Sunday but ended up having to subdue a neighboring resident. According to police, Christopher S. Verity, 23, took a fighting stance against four officers, allegedly striking and kicking all four.

  • The owner of one of the larger taxi companies in Montauk, Exclusive Taxi, was arrested the night of Sept. 6 on aggravated drunken driving charges after the cab he was operating, according to police, struck another car on Montauk Highway on Napeague, then sped off.
  • Three men, the driver of a Chevrolet S.U.V. and two passengers, were arrested on felony charges related to cocaine trafficking after a routine traffic stop in Montauk at about midnight Friday.
  • Bobby Conte Thornton, 24, a recent transplant from the West Coast to Manhattan, was charged with drunken driving early Saturday morning on Cedar Street in East Hampton.
  • A Sag Harbor man, David Wisner, 42, accused by police of choking his girlfriend early Friday morning until she passed out, was arrested later that day on a felony charge of strangulation.
  • A 2006 Mini Cooper rear-ended a 2015 Toyota on West Lake Drive in Montauk Friday night just before 10 p.m., resulting in trips to Southampton Hospital for five people.
  • Responding to a report of 2015 Dodge Charger with flashing emergency red and white lights forcing cars off the road in Montauk on Sunday afternoon, East Hampton Town police arrested a Brooklyn man, Krishna L. Parihar, on charges of impersonating an officer.
  • Nineteen people were charged with violations of the town code when The East Hampton Town Code Enforcement Department, working with the Building Department, fire marshals, and town police, executed a search warrant at 13 Beech Hollow Court in Montauk at 6 a.m.
  • Two women were charged within a three-day period recently for driving while intoxicated with children under 15 in the car, an automatic felony under Leandra’s Law.

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