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  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Springs woman early Tuesday, charging her with being part of a scheme that used local banks and local addresses to defraud seven elderly people across the country.
  • An altercation between an estranged couple resulted in a jury trial that lasted a day and a half in East Hampton Town Justice Court last week. Heather Caputo of East Hampton, who was accused of misdemeanor criminal contempt, and a harassment violation, was acquitted.

  • The Ocean Colony Beach and Tennis Club, which occupies a six-acre site  east of the Lobster Roll restaurant on Napeague, wants to enlarge all but one of its units’ decks, but needs an East Hampton Town Zoning Board decision before it can proceed.

  • An Amagansett man was charged with aggravated drunken driving last Thursday night after crashing his 2000 Nissan into a wall off Accabonac Road.Elfido Lopez-Mendez was headed south on Collins Avenue, just inside East Hampton Town police jurisdiction, when his car drifted across the double yellow line as he turned left onto Accabonac.

  • The East Hampton High School football team was shut out at home Saturday, despite some brilliant play by Brandon Johnson on both sides of the ball, as well as on special teams. The 22-0 loss snapped a two-game winning streak and evened the Bonackers’ record at 2-2.
  • Agents took Ana P. Leon into custody at her Sycamore Drive house on Tuesday, claiming she and two accomplices used local banks and addresses to defraud elderly people across the country of nearly $700,000 by convincing them they needed to pay taxes and fees before claiming their winnings.
  • Sean P. Ludwick, who is accused of drunken driving and leaving the scene of a Noyac accident that killed his passenger, Paul Hansen, on Aug. 30, will be defended by Benjamin Brafman, an attorney who has represented the likes of Sean Combs, Michael Jackson, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, and Plaxico Burress.
  • Michael Davis of Michael Davis Design Construction, a builder of high-end houses, proposes merging properties in Wainscott, clearing them, and building a new structure for his business.
  • A young couple who bought a house on Queens Lane in East Hampton wound up losing hard-earned money and being evicted in February when the Suffolk County sheriff’s office showed up at the door.

    “I was seven months pregnant. There was two feet of snow outside,” Amanda Keyser said Monday. “It was a 72-hour eviction notice.”

  • A man who was a resident of Phoenix House, the drug treatment center on Industrial Road in East Hampton, was arrested after allegedly breaking into the East Hampton Town police car impound yard.

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