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  • A 2007 Mack truck owned by Mickey’s Carting was involved in two accidents within five days here last week, one of which resulted in its driver being taken to Southampton Hospital.

  • Police said a problem with the landing gear caused the accident Wednesday. The pilot was not hurt, but the plane was damaged.
  • East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of an Amagansett man in an accident on Windmill Lane in that hamlet early Saturday morning. Erik D. Payne, 25, was declared dead on the scene by investigators.
  • The amount the department agreed to pay was based on the profit it believed it had made from a high six-figure investment into Distinctive Ventures L.L.C. in 2006 or 2007.
  • Early Sunday morning, following an alleged attack on two men on Amagansett’s Main Street, East Hampton Town police arrested William B. DePetris III, 26, on multiple charges including felony assault. Mr. DePetris, formerly of East Hampton but living recently in Holbrook, was unable to post $15,000 bail and was being held this week in the county jail in Riverside.

    Besides the assault charge, he faces misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment and resisting arrest, as well as harassment and disorderly conduct, violations.

  • A Sag Harbor carpenter was arrested Monday in East Hampton Village on two felony counts of burglary, as well as possession of stolen property. His victim, village police said, was a client on Huntting Lane.

    Raymond Arthur Card, 64, was picked up on Toilsome Lane Monday afternoon. Village police said they found a stolen Citarella gift card for $100 in his pocket.

  • The East Hampton Town police had to do more with less in 2014, according to an annual report released by the department, as presented to the town board on Tuesday by Chief Michael D. Sarlo. The department saw a record number of calls to action for a force that shrunk by one, with a sharp drop in penal law arrests.

  • A lawsuit against East Hampton Town, filed a year ago by a privately held drug treatment program in the Northwest Woods neighborhood, was dismissed on March 2 by a federal court judge in Central Islip. The judge, Leonard D. Wexler, found that Safe Harbor Retreat L.L.C. should have undergone a permitting process outlined in the zoning code before bringing the suit.

  • The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, at its meeting on Feb. 24, wrestled with requests from two property owners who want to build or expand houses in or near dunes that town laws are designed to protect.

    Jeffrey Locker has submitted plans to build on 320 Cranberry Hole Road, Amagansett, which is slightly more than one and a half acres. The land is constrained by three scenic easements and abuts three lots to the west, which the town recently purchased to keep in their natural state.

  • Ice and snow continued to take their toll on drivers last week, with numerous accidents on local roads. Two crashes sent three Springs residents to South­ampton Hospital

    On Feb. 25, Floyd E. Downs was driving a 2008 pickup truck on Three Mile Harbor Road near Springy Banks Road in East Hampton when he “lost control of his vehicle on the icy road, causing him to cross the double yellow line,” the police reported.

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