An armed robber who eluded a massive manhunt in Sag Harbor Village last month after running from his victim’s house was picked up on March 10, almost 2,500 miles away on the Mexican border. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped him, 28 days after the robbery, as he tried to re-enter the country from Tijuana.
Two cases that were first heard in East Hampton Town Justice Court are now concluding elsewhere after both defendants pleaded guilty as charged.
Leander D. Kobolakis, 23, who was charged in August with felony rape for having sex with a minor, entered the plea in the Riverside courtroom of State Supreme Court Justice Barbara Kahn on March 10, in a process known as “superior court information.”
If you've been trying to open a page on East Hampton Town's website this week, and have been unsuccessful, it is not because you have lost your Internet connection, nor is the town's website down.
Previously, HamptonsOnline hosted the town's domain name, but several months ago the company announced that it would stop hosting domains at the beginning of this month, according to Bob Pease, the town's information technology administrator.
Southampton Town police have asked the public to assist them in an investigation of a "hide-a-key" thief possibly responsible for a series of burglaries.
According to a release from Detective Sgt. Lisa A. Costa, a man drove up to a Water Mill house on Friday and lifted the doormat at the front door, searching for a key. The statement does not indicate whether the man entered the house.
A Long Island Rail Road train headed for Montauk is being held up in Amityville after it struck and killed a man on the tracks on Saturday afternoon.
As police investigated, between 110 and 150 passengers were stuck on the eastbound train, which left Jamaica at 12:10 p.m. The accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. The train was due in Montauk at 3 p.m.
Trains were delayed in both directions. Though service was expected to be restored soon, trains will be bypassing the Amityville station during the investigation.