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  • An attorney from Shoreham received some stern words from East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana before she agreed to a plea bargain for his client that had been worked out with the district attorney’s office without consulting her first.

  • Last Thursday was the final day in 2014 for criminal cases to be adjudicated in East Hampton Town Justice Court. Several men learned that day that they would be spending the holidays, as well as the next few months, in county jail after being sentenced for various misdemeanor crimes.

  • A Springs man already facing a felony burglary charge in East Hampton Town Justice Court may now be facing Christmas in jail after having been arrested again early Saturday morning.

  • “The Town of East Hampton v. Clan-Fitz, et al.,” East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky said Monday morning, calling the attorneys for both the town and Cyril’s Fish House to the floor in court once again. The legal battle has been raging between the two for years, in both local and state court. But, in keeping with the holiday sentiment, there was an air of peace between the two on Monday.

  • “The Town of East Hampton v. Clan-Fitz, et al.,” East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky said Monday morning, calling the attorneys for both the town and Cyril’s Fish House to the floor in court once again. The legal battle has been raging between the two for years, in both local and state court. But, in keeping with the holiday sentiment, there was an air of peace between the two on Monday.

  • Two motorists collided last weekend with utility poles on the two main arteries in and out of Sag Harbor. One is facing charges of driving while intoxicated.

    The first crash, on Hampton Street at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, involved a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle driven by Julia M. Hentschel, 18, of Wainscott. Sag Harbor Village police said she was standing by the car, whose airbag had deployed, when they arrived. The officer called for emergency medical help, which the young woman initially declined.

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  • A Springs man accused of stealing decorative cast-iron lawn pots from a neighbor was arraigned Sunday morning in East Hampton Town Justice Court on charges of petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.

    Joseph A. Hawkins, 23, told East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana that one of his jobs was scalloping.

    “How much do you make scalloping?” she asked. “I forget,” said Mr. Hawkins. She continued to question him and he continued to give vague answers.

  • The subdivision, on Wainscott Hollow Road, will divide the property into seven house lots, with about 70 percent of the acreage set aside as an agricultural reserve area.
  • A driver who struck and killed a Scottish golf caddy bicycling home from his first day of work in Southampton in May pleaded guilty on Friday to two felony charges and will be sentenced on Feb. 3.

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